emacs / lisp / window.el

;;; windows.el --- GNU Emacs window commands aside from those written in C.

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;;; Code:

(defun count-windows (&optional minibuf)
   "Returns the number of visible windows.
Optional arg NO-MINI non-nil means don't count the minibuffer
even if it is active."
   (let ((count 0))
     (walk-windows (function (lambda ()
			       (setq count (+ count 1))))

(defun balance-windows ()
  "Makes all visible windows the same size (approximately)."
  (let ((count 0))
    (walk-windows (function (lambda (w)
			      (setq count (+ count 1))))
    (let ((size (/ (frame-height) count)))
      (walk-windows (function (lambda (w)
				(select-window w)
				(enlarge-window (- size (window-height)))))

;;; I think this should be the default; I think people will prefer it--rms.

(defvar split-window-keep-point t
  "*If non-nil, split windows so that both windows keep the original
value of point.  This is often more convenient for editing.
If nil, split windows to minimize redisplay.  This is convenient on
slow terminals, but point may be moved strangely to accommodate the

(defun split-window-vertically (&optional arg)
  "Split current window into two windows, one above the other.
The uppermost window gets ARG lines and the other gets the rest.
With no argument, split equally or close to it.
Both windows display the same buffer now current.

If the variable split-window-keep-point is non-nil, both new windows
will get the same value of point as the current window.  This is often
more convenient for editing.

Otherwise, we chose window starts so as to minimize the amount of
redisplay; this is convenient on slow terminals.  The new selected
window is the one that the current value of point appears in.  The
value of point can change if the text around point is hidden by the
new mode line."
  (interactive "P")
  (let ((old-w (selected-window))
	(old-point (point))
	new-w bottom switch)
    (setq new-w (split-window nil (and arg (prefix-numeric-value arg))))
    (or split-window-keep-point
	    (set-buffer (window-buffer))
	    (goto-char (window-start))
	    (vertical-motion (window-height))
	    (set-window-start new-w (point))
	    (if (> (point) (window-point new-w))
		(set-window-point new-w (point)))
	    (vertical-motion -1)
	    (setq bottom (point)))
	  (if (<= bottom (point))
	      (set-window-point old-w (1- bottom)))
	  (if (< (window-start new-w) old-point)
		(set-window-point new-w old-point)
		(select-window new-w)))))))

(defun split-window-horizontally (&optional arg)
  "Split current window into two windows side by side.
This window becomes the leftmost of the two, and gets
ARG columns.  No arg means split equally."
  (interactive "P")
  (split-window nil (and arg (prefix-numeric-value arg)) t))

(defun enlarge-window-horizontally (arg)
  "Make current window ARG columns wider."
  (interactive "p")
  (enlarge-window arg t))

(defun shrink-window-horizontally (arg)
  "Make current window ARG columns narrower."
  (interactive "p")
  (shrink-window arg t))

(define-key ctl-x-map "2" 'split-window-vertically)
(define-key ctl-x-map "3" 'split-window-horizontally)
(define-key ctl-x-map "}" 'enlarge-window-horizontally)
(define-key ctl-x-map "{" 'shrink-window-horizontally)

;;; windows.el ends here