I have netrw_browse_split set to 4, so typing <Enter> on a file on netrw will open it on the previous window. But if the previous window have a file, it will be closed.

How can I make opening a file with netrw on the previous window not close the file on that window, but instead open it on a new buffer, so that I can have several files open on a single window but swap between then with netrw?

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    Are you sure the previous file buffer is closed? If you type :ls after the "replacement", do you still see your old file? – Zorzi Apr 10 '20 at 8:57
  • But it asks for saving modifications first, and if I say no, it ignores the changes. How can I make it not ignore changes? – phillbush Apr 10 '20 at 12:39
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    I just found out that I just had to set hidden. – phillbush Apr 10 '20 at 12:45

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