I know that it's possible in Tmux to 'join' a window as a pane, but is it possible to move a pane to it's own window (tab)? I tried searching it up the man page but couldn't find it. I guess it is possible doing it through a shell script, but is there some other, more elegant way?
Relevant tmux Commands
You could add the following bindings to your
The above can move panes between existing windows.
For breaking a pane to a new window, use
All three commands can be used from the tmux's prompt like:
From the commands list, you can see that it's called break-pane and the command is just
where bind-key is defaulted to Ctrl+B
In the latest version of tmux, installed from homebrew on OSx - 1.9a - the default key-binding implements join-pane with a menu