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icon_project.png Better Explorer / Open Enhancement BE-368 Add option to open command line specified folders in new window
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Description
As of 2.0 Beta 3, a folder specified via the command line is opened Better Explorer as a new tab. If no window is already open, it opens a new window which shows the tabs from the previous session. I think it would be better to allow emulation of the Windows 7 (and earlier) version of Windows Explorer. This would always open a new window with no tabs from previous sessions. Such behavior allows users to drag and drop files between windows. As part of this, consider allowing users to hide the tab bar when only one tab is present in a window.
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#4
 JaykeBird (JaykeBird)
Jun 24, 2013
There is already an option for it to not load the previous session on startup. (File > Options > Shell > Restore your previously opened tabs on startup).

Although having a command-line option to disable it for one instance would not be a bad idea.
#3
 Will Pittenger
icon_reply.pngJun 20, 2013, in reply to comment #2
Or maybe a preference not to remember the previous session.

JaykeBird wrote:
Okay, I'm not sure I understand what the concern here is.

Would you like a command-line option that will not tell Better Explorer to
open your previous session when you open a new window?


#2
 JaykeBird (JaykeBird)
Jun 20, 2013
Okay, I'm not sure I understand what the concern here is.

Would you like a command-line option that will not tell Better Explorer to open your previous session when you open a new window?
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