User GuidesSnapGene PreferencesHide or Show the Description Panel By Default

Hide or Show the Description Panel By Default

How do I hide or show the Description Panel when a file is opened?

Open Preferences

Click SnapGene → Preferences (macOS) or Edit → Preferences (Windows or Linux). If necessary, select "General" in the sidebar.

Check or uncheck the option to "Show the Description Panel by default".

Use the drop-down menu to apply the setting to "imported files" or "all files".

Import or Open a File

When this Preferences option is checked and you import a file, the "Description Panel" option will be checked and the Description Panel displayed.