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Is there a way to run magit commands so that the the command is run within a new window or a different frame?

For example, when running magit-log-all-branches (l b) from the magit-status window it would be nice to optionally split the window a la switch-to-buffer-other-window, so that it's possible to see both the log the status buffer at the same time.

As far as I can tell there are no prefix arguments or switches that accomplish this.

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This can be configured exactly to your liking, but it won't be easy and require quite a bit of reading. Start by reading about magit-display-buffer-function and friends here. That's just a wrapper around display-alist, so read about that too.

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