vertical split screen in vim or emacs

Posted on 2006-07-13
Last Modified: 2013-12-16
Does anyone know how to do a vertical split screen of file1 with file2 in vim or emacs?
Question by:bryanlloydharris
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For vim:

$ vi -O file1.txt file2.txt
Use Ctrl-W l to move to the right window and Ctrl-W h to move to the left.

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slyong earned 300 total points
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Sorry.. submitted too fast.. or:

$ vi file1.txt
then in vi,
:vsplit file2.txt

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You are very welcome.  Thanks for the points

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