On 26 January 2012 14:34, Calvin Morrison <mutantturkey@...> wrote: > On 26 January 2012 14:31, Timothy Pearson <kb9vqf@...> wrote: >>>> I've been looking for a way to do this, and Darrell also >>>> mentioned >>>> that he was looking for a was to use the Multiple Document >>>> Interface >>>> with firefox. >>>> >>>> I have written a patch that will enable you to only use a >>>> single kate >>>> window. It is controlled by a kate kconfig option and can be >>>> changed >>>> under kate's general settings tab. >>> >>> Looks like the new option is placed in $TDEHOME/share/config/katerc >>> [General] UseInstance=0/1? >>> >>> I see the check box in your patch, but I haven't yet tried to build. >> >> Something else that might be interesting to add is an override flag that, >> if passed to Kate, launches in the desired instance mode. For example >> --sdi or --mdi. >> >> Tim > > > That is a very good point. I will add a --sdi flag then. > > what happens when a user does -u with this patch? nothing at all. > > there is an if statement that states something like this: > if MDI enabled or -U option then open in the current instance. > > I would like someone to test it as well, but I will make modifications > and add it to the bug tracker Added a flag -f or --force-sdi which works. if -u or the MDI is enabled via kconfig, they will be overridden by this flag. I will upload it to the tracker.