Working with views and editors

Views and editors are the main visual entities which appear in the Workbench. In any given perspective there is a single editor area, which can contain multiple editors, and a number of surrounding views which provide context.

The Workbench provides a number of operations for working with views and editors. See the Related tasks links for more details.

Detached views
Perspectives Opening views
Moving and docking views
Rearranging tabbed views
Detaching views and editors
Opening files for editing
Associating editors with file types
Editing files outside the Workbench
Tiling editors
Maximizing a view or editor