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Aqumacs has a command line name 'aquamacs', and I can use this command to launch the Aquamacs without using 'open -a Aquamacs'.

The thing is that when Aquamacs is already running, calling 'aquamacs' opens a tab in the preexisting frame.

Can I change this behavior? Can I open a new frame not a new tab?

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I'm not familiar with Aquamacs, but this is what I do with standard emacs:

emacsclient -n -e '(raise-frame (select-frame (make-frame-command)))'

You can make that a shell alias, a shell script or bind it to a hotkey or something similar.

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