[OS X Emacs] find-file force frame selection (2)

Stefan Vollmar vollmar at nf.mpg.de
Tue Jul 14 18:15:14 EDT 2009


> From: Stefan Vollmar <vollmar at nf.mpg.de>
> Date: 28. Januar 2009 21:49:45 MEZ
> To: Emacs on Mac OS X Mailing List <macosx-emacs at email.esm.psu.edu>
> Subject: Aquamacs 1.6: find-file force frame selection?

> I observed the following behaviour in the current Aquamacs release  
> (1.6): on my large screen I like to have two or more frames next to  
> each other. Each of them usually has a number of tabs. Consider two  
> frames ("left" and "right"). If I active frame "left" and do a find- 
> file, I expect the resulting buffer to be displayed in frame "left",  
> vice versa for a find-file in frame "right". However, if the file I  
> select happens to have an associated tab in the other frame,  
> Aquamacs will activate the "wrong" frame and bring the corresponding  
> tab to the front. This is not necessarily a bug but different from  
> what I expect - I would prefer Aquamacs to always use the frame  
> where I execute the find-file for displaying the associated buffer  
> (and tab).

I believe this is still the default behaviour in the current Aquamacs  
release. I think it was mentioned that in future releases this can be  
customized. What do I have to do?

Many thanks in advance.
Warm regards,
Dr. Stefan Vollmar, Dipl.-Phys.
Max-Planck-Institut für neurologische Forschung
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