Add MGED key-binding to reopen the command window
completed by: Peter Amidon
BRL-CAD has an interactive geometry editor called MGED. It's often the starting point for beginners and allows creation and manipulation of models using commands. When MGED is invoked, it creates 2 windows: a text-console command window and an interactive graphics window. If the user closes the text-console command window, they are left with the interactive graphics window. There is presently no way (correct us if we're wrong) to get the text-console back without restarting mged. A good way to test this is to run in classic mode and run the 'gui' command:
sushi:~ morrison$ mged -c test.g BRL-CAD Release 7.22.0 Geometry Editor (MGED) Fri, 24 Aug 2012 00:02:42 -0400, Compilation 6 email@example.com:/usr/brlcad/rel-7.22.0 attach (nu|X|ogl)[nu]? mged> gui
This task involves adding some mechanism, perhaps a simple key binding, to the graphics window so that you can get the command window back on-demand.