[OS X Emacs] Opening files in a tab (not a frame)

Nathaniel Cunningham nathaniel.cunningham at gmail.com
Thu Jan 19 12:53:42 EST 2012

Toggle the setting of Options-->Show Buffers in New Frames.  Be sure to do
Options-->Save Options to make the new setting stick permanently.

Note that you can always choose "Move tab to new frame" from any tab's
context menu if you'd like the tab turned into an independent frame.


On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 11:34 AM, Stephen R Anderson <sra at yale.edu> wrote:

> Apologies for a really elementary question, the answer to which I should
> be able to find for myself.  But after recent migrations from one system to
> another, with various things replaced, I find that Aquamacs now always
> opens a new file in a new frame.  It used to open new files in a new tab in
> the current frame, but I can't recall what had to be set for that to be the
> behavior.  Actually, what I would most like is for the File menu to offer
> both as options, but I'll settle for a way to get files to open in a new
> tab, which is what I usually want…
> Thanks for your patience,
> --
> Steve Anderson
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