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I just upgraded from Fedora Linux 32 to Fedora 33 and I think this updated emacs as well because I now see some new behaviours. I have set: (global-set-key (kbd "<f6>") 'org-todo-list) so that I can press F6 to open the TODO list and it used to open on the right, which is what I want. Now it opens below. I did some research and found: (setq split-width-threshold 1) Which does open the TODO list on the right. BUT when I middle-click on a TODO item in the list, in order to bring the cursor to my org file, in order to mark a TODO item as DONE, sometimes (this seems like a weird behaviour) emacs will open a new window/frame with the org file to the right of the TODO list. So now I have: | org file | todo list | same org file | side by side. I have been searching for other ways to fix this, but found nothing. Any help is much appreciated.

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    It's always good to write alternatives that you tried that can help for others to find some solutions. Beside that can you look for popwin-mode I guess in that way also you can achieve what you want. Apr 20 at 15:18
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    Hi itirazimvar, thanks for taking the time to provide suggestion which made me look into things further and found an answer.
    – ironfish
    Apr 21 at 12:38
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I found using a higher value, eg (setq split-width-threshold 100) resolved the issue.

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