Split screen/tabbed interface for multiple servers.

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17 years ago
9 years ago


(Reporter: netdragon, Assigned: rginda)


(Depends on: 1 bug, Blocks: 1 bug)

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17 years ago
It would be nice if you could have multiple servers connected at once all in the
same Chatzilla window so it wouldn't clutter up your screen.

Comment 1

17 years ago
Ok.. heheh I guess I don't get off that easy.

Let me explain it a little better.

There are a bunch of tabs on the bottom of the textarea with such as this:

\ i.m.org    /\     #moz1  /\    #moz2   /\    i.u.c   /\     #s     /
 \__________/  \__________/  \__________/  \__________/  \__________/  

My idea is to organize the tabs in a double tabbed way:

\ i.m.org    /\     #moz1  /\    #moz2   /\    i.u.c   /
 \__________/  \__________/  \__________/  \__________/


\    i.u.c   /\     #s     /\ i.m.org    /
 \__________/  \__________/  \__________/  

So only the channels for one server are open at a time.
Ever confirmed: true

Comment 2

17 years ago
that would actually bite somewhat, with regards to coloring of the channel name
when somebody sais something...

would be better to just put some noticable separator between servers, I think;

\  i.m.o  /\  #moz1  /\  #moz2  /||\  i.u.c  /\  #foo  /
 \_______/  \_______/  \_______/ || \_______/  \______/

and make your suggestion an option, for those who'd like it.

Comment 3

17 years ago
Remove myself from QA of 33 open Chatzilla bugs and change to default QA
contact, since I have no way to verify these easily.  Still no working Mozilla
on my primary platform and it doesn't look like it will happen anytime soon. :(
QA Contact: mozilla → samuel

Comment 4

17 years ago
comment #2 makes sense.. it is the way server separation is achieved in mirc 6.x
we don't even a separator, just a little more space
(as the gaps seen in bug 114742)

[Server1][#channel1][#channel2][#channel3] [Server2][#channel1][#channel4]

Comment 5

16 years ago
I agree with #2 and #4. Also, channels should be sorted alphabetically within
their respective groups (where one group = one server...)

Comment 6

16 years ago
I don't think automatically sorting the channels is a good idea - I like mine in
a fixed order, but forcing the channels for each network apart would be nice.

Comment 7

16 years ago
problem is the tabs don´t become smaller if the tab bar is full
this way new tabs, i.e. queries, are out of sight
if u add spaces between networks plz first remove this limitation of channels
you can join
(I don´t like automatically move focus to new tabs)
Product: Core → Other Applications


14 years ago
Depends on: 76175


13 years ago
Blocks: 314617


9 years ago
QA Contact: samuel → chatzilla
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