As documented at the beginning of this chapter, multiple Views (main windows) can be open at once.
> creates a new View, or main window.
> creates a new View but without any tool bars or dockable windows. This can be used to open a small window for taking notes and so on.
Chapter 2, Starting jEdit for information about starting jEdit in background mode.> closes the current View. If only one View is open, closing it will exit jEdit, unless background mode is on; see
C+2) splits the
View into two TextAreas, placed above each other.
C+3) splits the
View into two TextAreas, placed next to each other.
> > grows the size of the currently focused TextArea.
C+0) removes the split
containing the current TextArea only.
C+1) removes all splits from the View.
When a View is split, editing commands operate on the TextArea that has keyboard focus. To give a TextArea keyboard focus, click in it with the mouse, or use the following commands.
keyboard focus to the previous TextArea.
keyboard focus to the next TextArea.