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winStack : Commands to manage window splits as a window stack.

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created by
Javier Puigdevall
 
script type
utility
 
description
Based on a window layout configuration with two vertical splits, one without horizontal splits (main window), the other with several horizontal splits (window stack).

1) Window layout with stack on the right:

     Main          Stack
+-------------+---------------+
|                  | Window 2  |
|                 +---------------+
|                  | Window 3  |
| Window 1+---------------+
|                  | Window 4  |
+-------------+---------------+

2) Window layout with stack on the left:
let g:windowStack_defaultSide = "left"

   Stack              Main
+---------------+---------------+
| Window 1   |                   |
+---------------+                  |
| Window 2   |  Window 4 |
+---------------+                  |
| Window 3   |                   |
+---------------+---------------+

The plugin helps moving a buffer to the main window, add it to the window stack as a new split, or exchange buffers between stack tnd main window.

Quickix items can be opened too on the stack or main window directly from the quickfix list .

Recomended .vimrc mappings:
nmap <unique> <F5> :WinUnstack<CR>
nmap <unique> <F8> :WinStack<CR>

Commands:

:WinStack, <leader>ws or <F5>
Stack a window, move it to the bottom of the window stack.

:WinUnstack, <leader>wu or <F8>
Unstack a window, move it to the main window split.

:WinStTest
Open an example window layout to test the commands.
 
install details
Simplest method:
- Just unzip to your .vim folder.

Plugin manager:
- Either vim-pathogen or Vundle are recommended.
 

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package script version date Vim version user release notes
winStack.tar.gz 0.0.1 2020-06-17 7.0 Javier Puigdevall Initial upload
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