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Put the X on the tab it goes with.

This X just closes out of the tab that is on top.

 

CVI window.PNG

 

Pretty much every other program with tabs has the X on the tab you’re closing out of. The current placement makes me hesitate every time, because it feels like you’re X-ing out of the entire code-viewing pane, not just the single file you want to close.

 

It’s also not consistent with the rest of the environment.

For example, in the pane on the bottom in the screenshot above, “Threads” and “Wa tch” look like two tabs, but clicking the X in that pane causes the entire pane to disappear rather than just closing the tab that is on top.

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Bah, bad ideas spreading. Then when you have lots of files opened, they all appear like they are named [x]...

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Hi gdargaud,

 

I'm sorry if this feature looks like it will cause you any development pain. I believe everyone's interest is in better understanding what they're actually closing. If it gives you any more confidence, we will keep the file name visible instead of covering it up with the [x], much like you see in other products like Notepad++:

notepadicons.png

Collin D.
Software Product Manager
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It's OK, I prefer the 'Classic View' anyway  ;-)