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Open command


Opens an existing file.


This command displays the Open dialog box, and allows you to select a file you would like to open with EmEditor. Normally, the file will open in a new tab. However, the file will open within the current tab if the current tab is untitled and no characters have been typed. If you wish to open a new file within the current tab every time, use the Close and Open command.

How to Run

Default Menu: File > Open

All Commands: File > Open > Open

Toolbar: fileopen

Status Bar: None

Default Shortcut Key: CTRL+O

Plug-in Command ID






editor.ExecuteCommandByID 4097

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