Kate: one instance only!

Derek Broughton derek at pointerstop.ca
Sun Aug 16 23:30:33 BST 2009


Willy Hamra wrote:

> 2009/8/16 Dotan Cohen <dotancohen at gmail.com>:
>> No matter what I do, I cannot get Kate to open new files in an
>> existing instance. Please, how is this done in KDE 4.x? Thanks.
>>
> 
> this was discussed a while ago. you need to change file association
> for texts. there's a parameter when passed to kate, it reuses an
> existing instance. i'm not on my PC right now, just type "kate --help"
> in konsole, and see what it is. change the file association
> accordingly to pass that parameter everytime a file is selected to
> open with kate :)

Thanks, Willy (and Clay for specifics).  This has been annoying me, just 
under the pain threshold where I'll actually look for an answer, every since 
the upgrade to KDE 4.
-- 
derek





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