How to Open a New Tab Vim
In order to open a new tab in vim, in normal mode type
This will open a new tab with an empty buffer.
You can read more by typing
:help tabnew, which outputs this message:
:[count]tabe[dit] *:tabe* *:tabedit* *:tabnew* :[count]tabnew Open a new tab page with an empty window, after the current tab page. If [count] is given the new tab page appears after the tabpage [count] otherwise the new tab page will appear after the current one. > :tabnew " opens tabpage after the current one :.tabnew " as above :+tabnew " opens tabpage after the next tab page " note: it is one further than :tabnew :-tabnew " opens tabpage before the current :0tabnew " opens tabpage before the first one :$tabnew " opens tabpage after the last one