VSCode Keyboard Shortcut to Navigate Between Split Panes

In general, I cannot stand using a mouse. It hurts my hand and takes up a ton of time having to move my hand from the keyboard, to the mouse, move the mouse, click, and then move back to the keyboard.

I am a relatively new VSCode user and was pleased that it has a really good vim emulator. I almost always write code in a split screen so that I can either see two different files at the same time, or see two different sections of the same file. I wanted to figure out how I could add a keyboard shortcut so that I could switch between split screens and found the following. See Dan Andreasson’s answer. As I write this the OP has yet to mark a correct answer.

TLDR; add the following to the keybindings.json file by typing CTRL+Shift+P and then enter Open Keyboard Shortcuts (JSON)

Under Linux this file should be in ~/.config/Code/User/keybindings.json

        "key": "ctrl+h",
        "command": "workbench.action.navigateLeft"
        "key": "ctrl+l",
        "command": "workbench.action.navigateRight"
        "key": "ctrl+k",
        "command": "workbench.action.navigateUp"
        "key": "ctrl+j",
        "command": "workbench.action.navigateDown"

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