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When I call org-edit-src-code to edit a SRC code on a buffer with the proper major mode, I get a new window configuration.

For example, if I have windows 1|2, org-edit-src-code will delete window 2 and split window 1 horizontally.

How can I have org-edit-src-code reuse the window from the org file and leave all other windows alone? In other words, I'd like org-edit-src-code to work as a narrowing command.

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You can use the variable org-src-window-setup.

It seems that adding the following code to your config file would do what you want:

(setq org-src-window-setup 'current-window)

There are other options available, which you can list with M-x describe-variable org-src-window-setup

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  • If you are using an emacs bundle (as in doom emacs) that comes bundled with a popup management library, the values in display-buffer-alist might get in your way. You can investigate the rules by doing a describe on display-buffer-alist variable and search for the buffer name.
    – anakha
    Commented Aug 19, 2022 at 15:04

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