Controls for this application’s view, panels and expand bars are described in the following table. For information that pertains only to views, also see Customize the appearance and layout of views.
|Show or open a hidden item||Use the associated View menu command, click on a closed expand bar or click the Restore icon ( ).|
|Show/Hide the side panels||Double-click on the project name to toggle between showing and hiding the side panels on the right of the window.|
|Display panel sub-sections||Click on a closed expand bar (medium gray bar) or use the associated View menu command. If you can’t see all the information in an expanded section, close other expanded sections and/or increase the size of the whole panel as described elsewhere in this table.|
|Hide panel sub-sections||Click on an open expand bar. Alternatively, click the “hamburger menu” () on the right of an expand bar and choose Collapse All to close all sections or Collapse Others to close all but this section.|
|Maximize an item||use the Maximize icon ( .|
|Change the relative sizes of panes||Drag the divider bar between them to the left, right, up or down.|
|Hide or close a visible item||Use the Close icon ( ) or Minimize icon ( ), or click on an open expand bar. To close one or more tabs, right-click on a project, view or panel tab and choose Close, Close Others, Close Tabs to Right, or Close All. Some of these options are only available for certain tabs.|
|Move a view, panel or project to another location||Right-click on the view tab and choose Move (View Name) to (Location). In some cases, you can use your mouse to grab a project, view or panel tab, then drag and drop it in the desired location.|
|Scroll vertically||Use the vertical scrollbar or the mouse wheel.|
|Scroll horizontally||Use the horizontal scrollbar, or hold down the Alt key (Win) or Option key (Mac) and drag the mouse.|
|Return to the default side panel layout||Choose View > Reset Side Panel Layout. This command restores the default layout of panels, including opening any default panels that have been closed; and restoring panels that have been minimized or maximized. It will not reattach a detached view. In that case, use View > Reattach All Views instead.|
|Return to the default layout for the entire window||Choose View > Document Layout > Restore DNASTAR Default Layout.|
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