Especially in the case of having a buffline.


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Within a tab you can split the viewport in windows to see multiple buffers at the same time.

Plugin use also windows within a tab to let you:

With bufferline plugin you can switch the buffers visually (e.g. bufferline).


When you create a tab you restart with a new independent layout a bit like a new Vim in Vim.

Vimspector uses a new tab to create a new debugging layout when the debugger starts.

Some use one tab per project to have their specific window layout per project.

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