Split Screen View?



  • I know you can fold/unfold blocks of code, is there any way to do a split screen view where there is a horizontal divider and part of file is shown in top and part is shown in bottom windows? It would make it much easier to compare sections of a file. Thanks,



  • @Kirt-Scott

    Okay, so it doesn’t result in a simple splitter like you are probably used to, but you could use the “clone document” feature to do what you are talking about. There are so many different ways to invoke this feature that I’m not going to talk about all of them. Probably the easiest way is to right-click on the file’s tab, and choose Clone to Other View. From a default setup this will get you two views of the same file, one on the left side of your Notepad++ window, and one on the right. But you wanted above/below, so now right-click on the relatively fat bar (with the stippling on it) between the two sides and a popup with two choices appears. The choices are Rotate to left and Rotate to rIght. Choosing the “right” one will put the cloned file in the secondary view below the file(s) in the primary view. Probably what will annoy most people trying this is that the view now on the bottom will have the tab with the name of the file on it getting in the way between the upper and lower views.

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