View multiple documents via tabs

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05 Oct, 2013 02:53 PM

Have a single window option for Marked that allows multiple documents to be open but separated by tabs. Command ~ switching would be nice. Similar to the tabbed Markdown guide that is included in the help section.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Brett on 05 Oct, 2013 03:20 PM

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    Again, it's a good idea and something I've considered. I'll put it back on the table.

  2. 2 Posted by Michael Larocqu... on 01 Mar, 2014 10:13 PM

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    +100 to this. I find myself having at least half a dozen documents open at a time, and having to keep track of the window is a bit of a pain.

    So, please, please, please, please, please :) bump this one up the priority list a bit. :)


  3. 3 Posted by kelserj on 19 Feb, 2015 02:25 PM

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    As an addition to this request. Marked 2 has a wonderful edit marker feature. Extending this to the multi document tab feature would keep the editor and Marked in "sync". If a change occurs in a document that is in a tab but not "on top", it is brought to the "top" or "activated" and the edit marker moves the preview to the changed location. This would allow multiple docs being edited at once via tabs in (vim, text mate, etc) to be "synced" within Marked 2.

  4. 4 Posted by Peter Hesterman on 09 Jun, 2016 01:45 PM

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    A single window option with tabs would be great.



  5. Support Staff 5 Posted by Brett on 09 Jun, 2016 03:33 PM

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    I considered this, but felt that the folder watching capabilities covered that base with a less complex UI. Obviously that doesn't work for files in multiple locations, and it's a suggestion I'll add to the list for further consideration.


  6. 6 Posted by David on 03 Apr, 2017 10:23 PM

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    +1 on having multiple tabs. My text editing is always in multiple tabs, anywhere from 3 to a dozen in a set of tabs. It would be great if I could have a marked 2 window with a set of tabs that matches the tabs open in my text editor.

  7. Support Staff 7 Posted by Brett on 03 Apr, 2017 11:13 PM

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    If you're running Sierra, Marked is compatible with Sierra tabs. Select
    Window -> Merge all windows. It won't auto-open the affected tab after
    an update, but you'll have a tabbed view.


  8. 8 Posted by Peter D Hesterm... on 04 Apr, 2017 11:32 AM

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    I was completely unaware of that feature. Thanks!


  9. 9 Posted by David on 06 Apr, 2017 12:19 AM

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    Brett, thanks for that suggestion. It works great. I also discovered that if you show the tabs bar, you can start grouping tabs together by dragging from the tab area of one document to the tab area of another document. I'm set. Thanks!

  10. Support Staff 10 Posted by Brett on 06 Apr, 2017 12:20 AM

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    Awesome. I really need to get the FAQ updated…

    - Brett

  11. 11 Posted by sofiacardita on 30 Aug, 2017 11:16 AM

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    The Merge All Windows option doesn't stick but you can go to  → System Preferences → Dock and setting Prefer tabs when opening documents to Always. It will apply to all apps of course, not just Marked.

  12. Support Staff 12 Posted by Brett on 30 Aug, 2017 03:50 PM

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    Great tip, @sofiacardita, thanks!

  13. Brett closed this discussion on 30 Aug, 2017 03:50 PM.

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