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Whenever I open a file with Kate, Kate opens in Split view showing the same file twice. Does any of you guys know how to turn split-view off by default? it's really annoying to turn it off manually everytime.

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This is not a bug, its a "feature"!

Kate remembers the last view you had open when you save a document and tries to restore it as it was from it.

To revert that effect you need to close the current views using the View > Split View > Close Current View menu and then use the Sessions > Save Session option.

After you have done this Kate will open with a the session as you left it.

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