quit-another-window : Quickly close another window and keep working in current window
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|Often I need to close some another window and keep working in the current window.
For example, when I read some help in the upper window, and edit code in the lower
window. At one time, I decide to close help window. To do it,
i have to press "Ctrl_W k :q".
Not very short. And this is not the worse variant.
| help | |
| window | |
| | current |
+-----------------+ window |
| | |
| | <cursor> |
| | |
| | |
Focus is in the 'current window', cursor is on the <cursor> sign.
I want to close 'help window' and keep working in current window.
That's what i need to do:
Ctrl_W h Ctrl_W k :q Ctrl_W l
This is pretty long!
So, I wrote this plugin to make it easy.
It provides 5 commands.
Firstly, four commands for most-frequently actions:
:Qh means "close left window and go back"
:Qj means "close lower window and go back"
:Qk means "close upper window and go back"
:Ql means "close right window and go back"
And one universal command:
:Q <args>, where <args> is movement commands to needed window.
For example, ":Q hk" means "Go to the left window, then go to upper window,
close it and go back to source window"
So, this long long command "Ctrl_W h Ctrl_W k :q Ctrl_W l"
is truncated to short expression: ":Q hk"
There's one optional dependency: CmdAlias plugin (vimscript #746).
If CmdAlias is installed, then lowercased aliases of commands will be available: :qh, :qj, :qk, :ql, :q <args>.
I found it useful.
1) if :Q without arguments is passed, then current window becomes closed.
(to provide compatibility of lowercased command :q)
2) If argument is passed, but target window is the same as current window, then
no window will be closed.
Or just unpack contents of the package in your .vim directory.
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