You can organize the various panes in the application by repositioning, rearranging, collapsing, or resizing them.

Reposition panes

Procedure

  1. To reposition a pane in the application, right-click the title bar of the pane or select the down arrow icon (v) on the right side of the title bar to open the shortcut menu.
  2. image/svg+xml Checkmark indicating current pane position Shortcut menu
    Pane shortcut menu
  3. Select the appropriate command:
  4. To detach the pane into a floating window, select Floating.
  5. To dock the pane to the main window, select Dockable. Then, either double-click the title bar of the pane or drag the pane on top of an up, down, left, or right icon in the View Arranger tool.
  6. To change to a tabbed pane, select Tabbed Document.
  7. You can have multiple tabbed panes overlaying each other.
  8. Select the tab to bring the contents of that pane to the front.
  9. To hide the pane temporarily, select Auto Hide. You can also select the toggle-like pin icon on the right side of the title bar to hide/unhide the pane.
  10. image/svg+xml Pin iconopened
    Pin icon to hide/unhide a pane
  11. The application hides the pane but displays its tab next to the left, right, or bottom edge of the nearest window, whichever side is closest to the hidden pane.
  12. image/svg+xml Tab whenAuto Hideis on
    Tab displayed after a pane is hidden
  13. When the Auto Hide mode is enabled for a pane, you control the visibility of the pane with your cursor:
  14. To show a hidden pane, hold your cursor over the tab.
  15. To hide the pane again, move your cursor away from the tab.
  16. To turn off the Auto Hide function, deselect Auto Hide in the shortcut menu again.

Rearrange panes

Procedure

  1. To rearrange a pane in the application, drag the title bar of the pane that you want to move (Pane A) towards another pane (Pane B) until the View Arranger tool appears.
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    View Arranger tool
  3. Do any of the following, as needed:
  4. To move Pane A above Pane B, drag the title bar of Pane A to the up icon (˄) on the View Arranger tool.
  5. To move Pane A below Pane B, drag the title bar of Pane A to the down icon (˅) on the View Arranger tool.
  6. To move Pane A to the left of Pane B, drag the title bar of Pane A to the left icon (˂) on the View Arranger tool.
  7. To move Pane A to the right of Pane B, drag the title bar of Pane A to the right icon (˃) on the View Arranger tool.
  8. To tab both panes together, drag the title bar of Pane A to the tabs icon in the center of the View Arranger tool.
  9. The application displays Pane A and creates a tab for Pane B in the pane.

Collapse and expand panes

Procedure

  1. To collapse a pane in the application, select the title bar of the pane or select the down arrow icon (˅) on the title bar (when available).
  2. To expand a pane in the application, select title bar of the pane again or select the side arrow icon (˃) on the title bar (when available).

Resize panes vertically or horizontally

Procedure

  1. To vertically adjust the size of a pane, drag the splitter bar up or down to adjust the height (possible for certain stacked panes).
  2. image/svg+xml Splitter bar
    Splitter bar for sizing panes vertically
  3. To horizontally adjust the size of a pane, drag the splitter bar left or right to adjust the width (possible for certain panes that are side-by-side).
  4. image/svg+xml Splitter bar
    Splitter bar for sizing panes horizontally