Tab sort in main view

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RyFeR
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Tab sort in main view

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Hi,

I've found the option to sort the tab drop-down list but could not find the option to sort the tabs in the main view...

Does such an option exist and if so where can I find it? If it does not exist could it be implemented?

Thanks in advance,
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Rickard Johansson
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Re: Tab sort in main view

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Do you mean a function to sort the tabs, or some kind of auto placement of new tabs in alphabetic order?
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Manually sorting seems possible (I can re-arrange the tabs by dragging them with the mouse).

I'm looking for an alphabetical sort of the tabs in the main view when RJ TextEd is opening a number of files (example: when opening 10 .srt subtitle files I would like the tabs to be in alphabetical order, currently they are in random order).
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I've changed the behavior in next release (15.63).

* Opened files are always sorted, but added at the end of the tab row.
* Added a menu item to the tab row context menu to sort all tabs.
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Wow, that's fast!

Many thanks for adding this, will check as soon as 15.63 is released.
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Hi Rickard,

Updated to version 15.63. I do now see the sort option in the tab context menu and clicking on "Sort" sorts the tabs alphabetically but I still have unsorted tabs at startup.

What i do:
- 10 .srt files in a folder
- Select them all (with click on first, then shift-click on last or press ctrl-A)
- Right-click on any of them and click on RJ TextEd or "Open" in the context menu

When RJ TextEd opens the tabs are still unsorted (right-click somewhere in the tab area and click "Sort" does work).

Is there a setting I need to change or should the tabs be sorted by default?
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Hi Rickard,

Did you had a chance to look at this?
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Windows may start several instances of the program and forward the selected files to them. The "other" instances will forward the files to the first running instance, but sorting is not done. They are considered "new" files and added (sorted) to the end of the tabs.

I made some changes in v15.66 that should help a little. But all files are still not sorted, when using the context menu.

Maybe you should consider creating workspaces (sessions). Start the program and select a session to open your files (sorted).
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Hi Rickard,

I'll check 15.66 when it's released. Thanks for all the hard work you put into this!
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