Strange Suggestion: Allow to set the Window Title

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schittli
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Strange Suggestion: Allow to set the Window Title

Post by *schittli » 2018-11-15, 19:19 UTC

Good evening

this is probably a strange suggestion:
Please allow us to set the TCMD Window Title, e.g. by a Prefix or a Suffix so that an instance will look like this:
  • Customer #1, Integration - Total Commander (x64) 9.21a - Licence
  • Customer #2, Production - Total Commander (x64) 9.21a - Licence
It would be great if we could define the Title prefix or suffix by using the commandline or by defining a value in the inifile.


The background is that we've lost the overview with one TCMD instance, we often have more than 100 tabs, 3/4 of them represents open task which have to be done, 1/4 are locked Tabs to separate Projects.

Therefore, we started to build project based ini-files.
Now, we have big problems because all TCMD instances look identical:
  • Errors happen because Users are in the wrong instance by accident
  • Users need a lot of time to find the right instance
Therefore, it would very useful if Total Commander would allow defining a Window Title.

On the one hand it is very easy to program,
on the other hand it can be used in many ways.

Thanks a lot,
kind regards,
Thomas

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Re: Strange Suggestion: Allow to set the Window Title

Post by *tuska » 2018-11-15, 19:45 UTC

HISTORY.TXT wrote:28.08.17 Release Total Commander 9.10 beta 1 pre 1 (private beta) (32/64)
06.01.17 Added: Show extra text in the title bar in front of or behind the normal title:
wincmd.ini [Configuration] TitleExtraText= *text in front, -text same but without instance number, $text behind (32/64)
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Re: Strange Suggestion: Allow to set the Window Title

Post by *schittli » 2018-11-20, 10:37 UTC

Thank you very much for your help!, tuska,
the History.txt description is annoying (because it is not clear),
but the examples in you added URLs are great and works fine.

I never thought anyone else would have this kind of requirement :-)

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