[TxMt] Re: Closing the last tab

Brandon Fryslie bmf at matewiki.com
Wed May 9 07:19:49 UTC 2012

Or it could be a Dashboard with some usage statistics - time spent using your 'favorite' languages, most accessed commands, frequently used keyboard shortcuts, number of bundles installed, etc.

Just a random thought I had - could be cool!  

Brandon Fryslie
http://www.MateWiki.com - A TextMate 2 Wiki

On Friday, May 4, 2012 at 4:39 PM, Artie Ziff wrote:

> On 2/29/12 5:13 AM, Rob McBroom wrote:
> > On Feb 28, 2012, at 4:38 PM, Curt Sellmer wrote:
> >  
> > > It would also be nice if there were a setting where when you close the last tab in a window, instead of the entire window closing, a new untitled document was used as a placeholder instead, just as when a folder is originally opened.
> > +1
> >  
> > In the meantime, you can use the File → Open Recent menu item to semi-quickly reopen the thing. (Or right-arrow into TextMate using Quicksilver.)
> Thank you, Rob for pointing out this quick recovery.
> FWICT, when TM2 is launched from the command line on a directory, the  
> window we are looking at is an untitled document window as opposed to an  
> empty file browser window. That's the crux of the issue, right? If you  
> close the last document window then the file browser goes with it,  
> because the file browser is an accessory to the document window as  
> opposed to being a standalone file browser.
> This is a usability issue as I may never be able to prevent myself from  
> closing a document window. Even when clicking on the close icon in the  
> browser's file list, the browser is closed with it. I wonder how the TM2  
> Jedi Council will decide what will be the final behavior? Perhaps the  
> most logical thing for TM2 to do is to open an Untitled document window  
> if the file browser is in use and the last document window is closed.
> -AZ
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