split view possible in editor?

elwood151
2011-03-14
2012-10-17
  • elwood151
    elwood151
    2011-03-14

    Hi,

    for re-structuring text in a large writing project it would be helpful to be
    able to split the text editor window of one file in 2 halves which can be
    scrolled separately (or use 2 windows of the same file next to each other).

    Is there a way to do that already?
    I know that I can jump back and forth with the bookmarks, but sometimes it's
    necessary to see both paragraphs at the same time.

    (the question is: if there is a split view, will/should the structure also be
    available for each pane of the split view?

    Kind regards

    Martin

     
  • it 's not possible ...

     
  • elwood151
    elwood151
    2011-03-14

    ok, so I might re-formulate it as a feature request
    ;-)

    ...
    at least being able to work with several separate windows would be very
    helpful.
    It it would be possible to open one document in several windows (without
    corrupting it), that would be even better...

     
  • at least being able to work with several separate windows would be very

    You could start tmx several times by passing the --start-always command
    line parameter.
    If you modify a file in only one instance, the other should
    automatically reload it.

    Really splitting would be supported by qcodeedit3 if it is ever finished
    and merged in tmx

     
  • elwood151
    elwood151
    2011-03-14

    @benibela: thanks for clarifying!

    You could start tmx several times by passing the --start-always command
    line parameter.

    so that means, that I must start the second instance via terminal, or could I
    duplicate and modify the binary file in MacOS X, e. g. giving it another name
    and maybe somewhere inside setting the terminal option, so that I could launch
    it via double click?

     
  • so that I could launch it via double click?

    I have no idea how to do this on mac, but on unix you could create a
    desktop file or a shell script which calls the binary with that parameter.
    You can probably rename the texmakerx binary in the .app archive, move
    that shell script in the archive