JOE Trick: Split Screen in the Joe Text Editor

In this article I will share with you the Joe (Joe’s Own Editor) key combination shortcuts for horizontal splitting screen.

I am a fan of Vim, but I have also used Joe a few times.

Split screen horizontally: Ctrl-ko

Toggle between windows:

  • Switch to the previous window: Ctrl-kp
  • Switch to the next window: Ctrl-kn

Open new file in current window: Ctrl-ke

Modify the height of the current window:

  • Increase the window height: Ctrl-kg
  • Decrease the window height: Ctrl-kt

Hide all windows except the current one (press twice to show all the windows again): Ctrl-ki

I have created a series of “Split Screen in Your Favourite Text Editor”. Click here to read the other Split Screen articles.

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