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I use Emacs 29.1.

When I open Emacsclient, I do it with the following command:

emacsclient -a -c --create-frame --no-wait

This is bounded to a key combination to start the Emacsclient.

To kill a Emacsclient window, this is bounded to the 'kill' command in a keybinding.

When I open Emacsclient, and visit a file foobar.txt. A buffer is created in the first client. Then I open a second client, without closing the first client.And in the second client I open the same buffer foobar.txt. Then I close the second client window. When I open a new Emacsclient window, I can see the buffer foobar.txt is still open in background. When closing the second and the first one Emacsclient, then the buffer foobar.txt will disappear.

I want to keep the buffer foobar.txt, regardless if the client windows are open or not. The buffer foobar.txt should be staying in the Emacs daemon.

When looking for a solution, I found another this thread: Kill buffer when closing emacs with emacsclient

When checking server-kill-new-buffers, this is set on t.

I set this in Emacs client window on nil: enter image description here

Then I visit the file foobar.txt again, and close the Emacsclient.

When open another Emacsclient instance, I see the buffer foobar.txt is not saved in memory.

TLDR: How can I keep the buffer sticking to Emacs daemon, when closing the only Emacsdaemon window with kill command?

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  • stackoverflow.com/a/76968294/20212483 may help
    – shynur
    Nov 13, 2023 at 4:43
  • Thanks for your comment. Unfortunately, this doesn't solve my issue since I open Emacsclient in other viewports than the current emacsclient, under a keybinding which opens a new Emacsclient window.
    – ReneFroger
    Nov 13, 2023 at 12:33

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