VS Code — Hide/Show Editor Tabs
In this post, we’re going to have a look at how to display or hide Editor tabs in Visual Studio Code.
Let’s get started!
Hide Editor Tabs
To hide the Editor tabs, right-click in the tab title area then go to Tab Bar and select Hide.
🎥 As we’re talking about visual stuff, I strongly suggest you check out this video for a showcase of this functionality:
Show Editor Tabs
To show again the Editor tabs, press
Or go to File > Preferences > Settings and search for “workbench editor show tabs“.
Then select the “multiple” value from the dropdown.
Control the values via code
You can also control the display of the Editor tabs using the
workbench.editor.showTabs setting in your
It accepts the following values:
"none" – hides all the tabs
"single" – shows the active tab
"multiple" – shows all the tabs
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