Split screen

Updated: 10/17/2017 by Computer Hope

A split screen is a software program, capability, or feature that enables a user to split their window or screen horizontally or vertically. This enables the user to view multiple sections of the same document or multiple files at once. The picture below shows an example of a split screen.

Windows 7 Smart Window

Tip: Windows Smart Window can be accessed by pressing and holding down the Windows key and pressing the left or right arrow key on the keyboard.

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