Does Intellij / Android Studio have a split screen option similar to this in vim?

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  1. Open the context menu on a document tab by right-clicking on it.

  2. Select Split Vertically.

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  3. You will now have two columns to place document tabs into:

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If you want to assign a hotkey to the action, do the following:

  1. Open the Settings (Ctrl+Alt+S).

  2. Search for Split Vertically (or Split Horizontally, if that's what you're after) and select the Keymap in the IDE Settings.

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  3. Open the context menu for the action in question and select Add Keyboard Shortcut.

  4. Assign the desired hotkey. In this example, I chose Ctrl+Shift+P,V:

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  5. Here we can see the result of assigning a hotkey to both the vertical and horizontal split action:

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  • How do you do this from hotkey?
    – David T.
    Jul 22, 2013 at 17:20
  • @DavidT.: I've added instructions to the answer. Hope it helps :) Jul 22, 2013 at 18:18
  • works! thanks so much!! oh, and step 1 -> on the mac, the settings hotkey is actually CMD + , (but that's something most mac users already know, so it's fine as is :)
    – David T.
    Jul 22, 2013 at 21:03
  • @DavidT.: Feel free to edit the answer to show the hotkey version for the Mac :) Jul 22, 2013 at 23:39
  • Thanks Oliver! Do you know the key shortcut to jump between the split windows?
    – oky_sabeni
    Oct 9, 2015 at 17:36

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