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I often use Notepad++ in a split-view like shown in the image below. I am really lazy and hate lifting my hand to use my mouse to switch focus from the left view to the right view and vice-versa.

Is there a keyboard shortcut which does that? I'd like to be typing in the right view, and then press a keyboard shortcut so the focus is in the left view and I can begin typing there.

image of notepad++ in splitview

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If you have different files open in different 'tabs' then you can press F8 to switch the focus to the other tab. This is the same as clicking View > Focus on Another View or. It is also the same as clicking in another tab or on the tab name.

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