A modernised tabbar with ruler.
tabbar-ruler.el is an emacs package that allows both the tabbar and the ruler to be used together. In addition it allows auto-hiding of the menu-bar and tool-bar.
Appearance originally created on reverse engineering Aquaemacs, now improved too looks and feel of modern GUI.
1 Getting it
tabbar-ruler package can be found are el-get and MELPA.
To use library in your load path and use
(setq tabbar-ruler-global-tabbar t) ; get tabbar (setq tabbar-ruler-global-ruler t) ; get global ruler (setq tabbar-ruler-popup-menu t) ; get popup menu. (setq tabbar-ruler-popup-toolbar t) ; get popup toolbar (setq tabbar-ruler-popup-scrollbar t) ; show scroll-bar on mouse-move (require 'tabbar-ruler)
2.1 Buffer Groups
The default behavior for tabbar-ruler is to group the tabs by frame. You can change this back to the old-behavior by:
or by issuing the following code:
(setq tabbar-buffer-groups-function 'tabbar-buffer-groups)
In addition, you can also group by projectile project easily by:
2.2 Key Bindings
You can add key-bindings to change the current tab. The easiest way to add the bindings is to add a key like:
(global-set-key (kbd "C-c t") 'tabbar-ruler-move)
After that, all you would need to press is Control+c t and then the arrow keys will allow you to change the buffer quite easily. To exit the buffer movement you can press enter or space.