I can split windows with C-x 2 (split-window-below) or C-x 3 (split-window-right). But the cursor does not move to the new window.

When I split I need to have the cursor in the new window. Is there a predefined Emacs command that does this?

I am aware about that there are some solutions with self written functions.



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Nope. What’s wrong with taking one that you’ve found and binding it to a key?


There is no predefined function for that functionality (in Emacs 28).

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