PyCharm Edu 2018.1 Help

Configuring Behavior of the Editor Tabs

To change the maximum allowed number of tabs

  1. Press Ctrl+Alt+S or choose File | Settings (for Windows and Linux) or PyCharm Edu | Preferences (for macOS) from the main menu, and then go to Editor | General | Editor Tabs.
  2. In the Editor Tabs page that opens, type the desired maximum allowed number of the editor tabs to be opened at a time in the Tab limit field.
    If the tab limit equals 1, the tabs will be disabled. If you want the editor to never close the tabs, type some unreachable number.
    With the disabled tabs, use the View | Recent files (Ctrl+E) command to quickly switch between files.

To disable editor tabs

  1. Press Ctrl+Alt+S or choose File | Settings (for Windows and Linux) or PyCharm Edu | Preferences (for macOS) from the main menu, and then go to Editor | General | Editor Tabs.
  2. In the Editor Tabs page that opens, select None from the Tab placement drop-down list.
Last modified: 23 July 2018

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