Updated: 10/17/2017 by Computer Hope

View may refer to any of the following:

1. In general, 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 allows you to change how the folders and files are shown. See our view buttons definition for further information and related links.

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

4. View is also used to describe the angle of view with a camera or camera lens.

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