Updated: 05/01/2023 by Computer Hope

View may refer to any of the following:

1. View refers to seeing an object or the contents of a file on a computer. For example, you are currently viewing this web page to learn more about view.

2. In Windows Explorer, View, Views, or the Views button, is an option that lets you change how the folders and files are shown. See our view buttons definition for further information and related links.

3. In a word processor like Microsoft Word, view describes each of the view modes. These modes include draft view, outline view, print view, and web layout.

4. With Linux, view or vi is a command that lets you view and edit files. See the vi command page for further information on this command.

5. With online advertising and statistics, a view is another name for a page view.

6. View describes the angle of view with a camera or camera lens.

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