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Aquamacs is a version of GNU Emacs configured to behave in a more OSX way like TextEdit. This means that each thing is in a separate OS Window. Later versions of Aquamacs and macOS have added tabs so things can open in a new tab. Thus Aquamacs is behaving as designed. You can limit the number of new OS Windows/Emacs frames that are opened by customising ...


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Customize default-frame-list to have values for frame parameters top and left that put it in the middle of your screen. (Use M-x customize-option default-frame-alist.) If that doesn't do the job then try the same thing with initial-frame-alist instead (or in addition).


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If you use Icicles then you can use command icicle-select-window to switch to windows by name, using completion. icicle-select-window is an interactive compiled Lisp function in icicles-cmd1.el. (icicle-select-window) Select window by its name. With no prefix arg, candidate windows are those of the selected frame. With a prefix arg: ...


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What Org emits here is a printed representation of an otherwise opaque window object. While you can serialize a window to a string, you cannot go back from the string to the window. You can recognize such data types by their printed representation looking like #<...>, see https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/elisp/Printed-...


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This is a snippet from @arne-babenhauserheide's site for making the frame urgent in X11, while it works it's not portable. (defun my-frame-urgent-hint-set--for-x11 (frame arg &optional source) "Set the x11-urgency hint for the frame to arg: - If arg is nil, unset the urgency. - If arg is any other value, set the urgency. If you unset the urgency, ...


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Are you sure that you don't have multiple frames in the same "tty window"? Does this doc help explain how to move among multiple frames when Emacs is in a text terminal? On a text terminal, Emacs can display only one Emacs frame at a time. However, you can still create multiple Emacs frames, and switch between them. Switching frames on these ...


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