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Re: [h-e-w] Windows 10 Taskbar Behavior

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [h-e-w] Windows 10 Taskbar Behavior
Date: Fri, 25 Sep 2015 21:37:10 +0300

> From: David Vanderschel <address@hidden>
> Date: Fri, 25 Sep 2015 12:46:10 -0500
> In Windows 7 and 8.1, we had the following solution: Start Emacs with
> runemacs.exe, pin it, close it, bring up the Properties for the pinned icon,
> and change the target from emacs.exe to runemacs.exe. That works as one would
> hope: either starting an instance of Emacs or activating any existing 
> instance.
> My habit for starting Emacs or activating an existing instance is to use
> Windows-digit or (equivalently) clicking the pinned taskbar icon. With Windows
> 10, it does not work. When I start Emacs with the taskbar icon, it adds a new
> icon to the taskbar for the running instance. If I use the pinned icon again,
> it starts yet another instance. Windows-digit becomes useless because I don't
> know the digit corresponding to the running instance of Emacs.
> Could someone please point me to a solution for Windows 10? (If there is not
> one, I guess I will resort to AHC.)

Did you try making a taskbar icon that invokes emacsclient instead?

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