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Navigating Between Editor Tabs

In this section:

To navigate from the current tab to the next or previous tab

  • Right-click the current editor tab and choose Select Next/Previous Tab on the context menu.
  • Press Alt+Right or Alt+Left. So doing, the focus moves to the editor tab located next to the right or to the left from the active editor tab.
  • Press Ctrl+Tab to use the Switcher.

To go back and forth through the history of visited tabs

  • On the main toolbar, click arrowBack.png or arrowForward.png.
  • On the main menu, choose Navigate | Back / Forward .
  • Press Ctrl+Alt+Left or Ctrl+Alt+Right.

To view all editor tabs and select the active editor

  1. Do one of the following:
    • On the main menu, choose Window | Editor Tabs | Show All Tabs
    • Click show-all-tabs

    The list of all the tabs that are opened but invisible appears. So doing the names of the tabs, which are currently visible, are displayed on the light background; the names of the tabs outside of the main window are shown on the darker background.

  2. Click the name of the desired editor tab:

    The selected editor tab becomes active and gets the focus.

The command Show All Tabs and the icon show-all-tabs are only available when:

  • The Show tabs in single row check box is selected in the Editor tabs page of the Editor settings.
  • Some of the opened tabs are not visible because they do not fit in the editor window.

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Last modified: 29 January 2015