Getting started with P4V

To start using P4V, you must:

Viewing and adding tabs

Two ways to add a tab that you want to display:

Click the + button

On the View menu, choose the tab:

Opening a terminal session

When you right-click a file, a context menu provides useful options. One such option is to open a terminal session that matches the environment in which P4V is running, including the settings for the user and the client workspace.

  • On Windows, this is called Open Command Window Here

  • On Mac, this is called Open Terminal Here

  • On Linux, this is called Open Terminal Here and launches the first application it finds when looking in this order: gnome-terminal, konsole, dterm, uxterm, and xterm



A quick overview of basic operations:

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