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Re: Switching between buffers in split windows

From: Galen Boyer
Subject: Re: Switching between buffers in split windows
Date: 17 Oct 2002 21:23:15 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.1

On Thu, 17 Oct 2002, wrote:
> Hi,
> I already asked this on comp.emacs a couple of days ago but got only
> one reply via email from someone who misunderstood my post. Now, the
> message:
> Often, I split an EMACS window horizontally into two windows to edit
> two different portions of the same buffer *A*. Sometimes, I need to
> temporarily switch to another buffer *B* via "C-x b" in one of the
> windows. This works fine and quick. However, hitting "C-x b" again
> doesn't return me to where I came from, but instead displays another
> buffer *C* because *A* is already displayed. Of course, this is how
> it's supposed to work, but I want to change that behavior:
> How do I make "C-x b" redisplay the portion of *A* that I was editing 
> previously?

Maybe a different tack might do the trick?

C-x 5 b [buffer-name]

Then, C-x 5 0 to kill that frame and return to your original

Galen deForest Boyer
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