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From the documentation link here: https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/emacs/Other-GDB-Buffers.html

When gdb-many-windows is non-nil, the locals buffer shares its window with the registers buffer, just like breakpoints and threads buffers. To switch from one to the other, click with mouse-1 on the relevant button in the header line.

I am in the pure text-based terminal and don't have a mouse. Is there a built-in keyboard shortcut to switch between those two buffers (without having to add any extra configurations in init file)?

Either keyboard shortcut or command (like M-x ...) is preferred.

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The answer seems to be a simple tab. The source gdb-mi.el has a defvar for gdb-locals-mode-map which seems to in place in the locals buffer. Look for use of the symbol header-line which is what the feature is called, and then symbols gdb-locals-buffer, gdb-locals-mode.

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