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dgell
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Multiple Windows to the Same File

Post by dgell » 2007-07-06 13:58:55

Is it possible to have multiple windows to the same file? I tried the obvious, File -> Open, which just made the existing window the front. I often need to check something at one end of the file while editing the other end so having at least two windows to the same file is very useful.

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Post by scottwhitlock » 2007-07-06 14:21:30

This is something like the split-pane feature in Word. This has been a frequently requested feature, but is currently not really possible (as far as I know anyway) in NWP. Here's looking to 2.0 (or even 1.5 if NWE was any barometer).

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Derick
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Post by Derick » 2007-07-07 05:30:11

Another alternative might be what WP calls a "quickmark" - I had posted on this in the beta forum shortly before it was archived...

Posted: 2007-07-01 07:23:00 Post subject: Feature request: quickmark / non-selected bookmark
It would be great to be able to add a 'quickmark' - a non-selected bookmark with a single keystroke / return to it with a single keystroke. In WP you can also set it to set the quickmark on file save and move to it on reopening a file.

Described here:
http://www.wpblog.com/archives/2006/01/ ... ument.html

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Post by mountainman » 2007-07-08 22:45:16

In the Nisus Writer Pro Macros forum I posted a little macro that I use for this purpose. It does set a bookmark, but when you return to the place where you were, it is removed. I think it's under the topic "bookmarking with macros," or something like that.

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Post by Derick » 2007-07-09 10:02:37

Thanks mountainman - that macro works great.

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