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Emacs can split the screen into two or many windows, which can display parts of different buffers, or different parts of one buffer. You can use the mouse to move the text cursor into a window, or use C-x o

C-x 2   Split the window into 2 windows, one above the other
C-x 5Split the window into 2 windows, side by side
C-x 0Remove selected window
C-x 1Remove all windows except the selected one
C-x ^Make the selected window taller, at the expense of the other(s)
C-x }Make the selected window wider