The View Menu

ViewNew Window

Create another window containing the current document. All changes to the document in one window are reflected in the other window and vice versa.

ViewSwitch to Command Line (F7)

Displays the KatePart command line at the bottom of the window. In the command line, type help to get help and help list to get a list of commands. For more information on the command line, see The Editor Component Command Line.

ViewEnlarge Font (Ctrl++)

This increases the display font size.

ViewShrink Font (Ctrl+-)

This decreases the display font size.

ViewSchema

This menu lists the available color schemes. You can change the schema for the current view here, to change the default schema you need to use the Fonts & Colors page of the config dialog.

ViewWord WrapDynamic Word Wrap (F10)

Toggles dynamic word wrap in the current view. Dynamic word wrap makes all the text in a view visible without the need for horizontal scrolling by rendering one actual line on more visual lines as needed.

ViewWord WrapDynamic Word Wrap Indicators

Choose when and how the dynamic word wrap indicators should be displayed. This is only available if the Dynamic Word Wrap option is checked.

ViewWord WrapShow Static Word Wrap Marker

If this option is checked, a vertical line will be drawn at the word wrap column as defined in the SettingsConfigure Editor... in the Editing tab. Please note that the word wrap marker is only drawn if you use a fixed pitch font.

ViewBordersShow Icon Border (F6)

This is a toggle item. Setting it on checked will make the Icon Border visible in the left side of the active editor, and vice versa. The Icon Border indicates the positions of the marked lines in the editor.

ViewBordersShow Line Numbers (F11)

This is a toggle Item. Setting it on checked will make a pane displaying the line numbers of the document visible in the left border of the active editor, and vice versa.

ViewBordersShow Scrollbar Marks

If this option is checked, the view will show marks on the vertical scrollbar. The marks are equivalent to the marks on the Icon Border.

ViewBordersShow Scrollbar Mini-Map

This will replace the scrollbar with a visualization of the current document. For more information on the scrollbar minimap, see the section called “The Scrollbar Minimap”

ViewCode Folding

These options pertain to code folding:

Show Folding Markers (F9)

Toggles the display of the folding marker pane in the left side of the view.

Fold Current Node

Collapse the region that contains the cursor.

Unfold Current Node

Expand the region that contains the cursor.

Fold Toplevel Nodes (Ctrl+Shift+-)

Collapse all toplevel regions in the document. Click on the right pointing triangle to expand all toplevel regions.

Unfold Toplevel Nodes (Ctrl+Shift++)

Expand all toplevel regions in the document.

Show Non-Printable Spaces

Show/hide bounding box around non-printable spaces.