Feature request: open new files in new tabs, rather than new windows

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Norman Gray

07 Jan, 2021 12:13 PM

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Feature request: it would be great if Marked could (be configured to) open a new markdown document in a new tab of an existing window, rather than always in a new window. If there's more than one window open, then the top-most one.

Whenever I open a new markdown document, the first thing I do, almost always, is to move the tab to a currently-visible window. This helps keep down the number of Marked windows, and keep markdown files in related clusters (easier to tab between them).

In UI terms, I'd expect to see this in the 'General' pane, near 'Keep new windows on top'. The way I use Marked, this seems like an obvious functionality, so if this already exists, and I've just not found the setting, sorry.

(and thanks for the rays of sunshine in the release notes...)

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// Configuration (do not edit) Marked 2 1010 (Direct)

macOS Version: 10.15.7

allowPageBreakInCode: YES
bookTxtIsLeanpub: NO
summaryMdIsGitBook: NO
codeIsPoetry: NO
codeCanWrap: YES
collapsibleHeadlines: YES
convertGithubCheckboxes: YES
convertYAMLToMMD: NO
defaultMathJaxConfig: TeX-AMS-MML_HTMLorMML
defaultPreviewStyle: 3
defaultProcessor: MultiMarkdown
enableMiniMap: YES
excludeBlockQuotesFromCounts: NO
excludeFootnotesFromCounts: NO
excludeVerbatimFromCounts: NO
excludeCaptionsFromCounts: NO
folderPreviewExtensionsArray: md, markdown, txt, mdown, html, opml
githubNewlines: NO
h1IsPageBreak: YES
h2IsPageBreak: NO
hrIsPageBreak: NO
includeMathJax: YES
includeKatex: NO
limitTextWidth: NO
minimalJavaScript: NO
permissionGranted: NO
printHeaderFirstPage: NO
printFooterFirstPage: NO
processHTMLFiles: YES
removeMetadataForPreview: NO
removeYAMLHeaders: NO
scrollToEdit: YES
shouldDetectCritic: NO
shouldHighlightMarkupErrors: YES
shouldLoadCritic: NO
syntaxHighlight: NO
syntaxHighlightOnlyLang: NO
useCustomMarkdownProcessor: NO
useCustomPreprocessor: NO
useFirstH1AsPrintTitle: YES

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Brett on 07 Jan, 2021 12:38 PM

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    Marked actually doesn't technically support tabs at all, what functionality it has is built into the operating system. Thus, I don't presently have any control over where windows open.

    - Brett

  2. 2 Posted by Norman Gray on 07 Jan, 2021 12:52 PM

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    Ah, right. Thanks for getting back so quickly.

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