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tmux splitting panes

Waylon Walker
Data Engineering with python, kedro super user.
Originally published at waylonwalker.com Updated on ・1 min read

splitting panes is a core feature of tmux. It allows us to split the terminal
vertically or horizontally into new panes.

bind -n M-s split-window -c '#{pane_current_path}'
bind -n M-v split-window -h -c '#{pane_current_path}'
bind -n M-X kill-pane
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🗒️ note that '#{pane_current_path}'will keep the split in the same directory
as it's parent, without this it will default to your home directory.


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