multiple editable views of file?

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multiple editable views of file?

Post by N7DR » Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:12 pm

I apologise for asking a question that probably has a simple answer that I'm somehow missing...

I have imported a sizable C++ project into Codelite successfully. Now I need to start editing some of the files, but I can't figure out how to get multiple editable views of the same file. I would appreciate it if someone could tell me how to do that; I'm pretty much stuck without that ability -- jumping around files without it is so painful.

(The experience took me back to circa 1980 on a Data General Eclipse, which I think was the last time I had to write code in an environment without, if I recall correctly, any kind of split-screen editor. I had completely forgotten about coding on that machine.)

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Re: multiple editable views of file?

Post by eranif » Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:38 pm

This is currently an limitation of the editor component
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Re: multiple editable views of file?

Post by N7DR » Mon Sep 09, 2019 12:33 am

:-( I want to be completely sure I understand: are you saying that there is in fact no way to see more than one point in a file?

I saw while investigating and before posting here that there's a plug-in called "External Tools", but I couldn't find any documentation for it. Can that provide a way to use an external editor somehow?

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Re: multiple editable views of file?

Post by eranif » Mon Sep 09, 2019 4:25 pm

Yes, you can use the external tools plugin that to open another editor for the given file
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