I agree. This is specially annoying on windows 7 due to the taskbar changes (of course, you can change the default behaviour, but that's not what people do).

On Thu, Nov 26, 2009 at 8:04 AM, Sven Schreiber <svetosch@gmx.net> wrote:

first of all, as always many thanks to Allin and Jack for the new
release! Gretl continues to get better and better at what I still
consider to be a remarkable pace.

One interface-related example of that is the text-area-splitting in some
windows that was recently introduced. It got me thinking about some
aspects of gretl's general interface -- sometimes I have too many gretl
windows floating around for my taste. It gets confusing and switching to
the one I want sometimes takes a while because I have to flip through so
many others.

So I would like to suggest to somehow consolidate the various windows a
little in order to reduce the number of open windows.

For example, what about integrating the script output window into the
respective script window itself? In the upper part you might have the
script, and in the lower part the output.

In the same spirit, I think the session view window could be integrated
into the main window, side by side.

I used to think that such GUI reforms are very difficult to program, but
as I said, the recent window-splitting additions inspired some hope. But
of course these are just general thoughts and in a sense that would be a
luxury, not really a necessity.

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