Sidebar Default Behavior

Does anyone know what the default setting for the Confluence Sidebar is? I'm just curious to know if the sidebar is defaulted to collapse or uncollapsed. I have seen threads on how to hide the sidebar, so it seems like it is likely uncollapsed by default, but I can't find any official Atlassian documentation on this. Anyone know? 


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Hi Joseph,

The default setting of the sidebar is to be open, and not collapsed. If you wish to expand and collapse the sidebar, your shortcut is [

Your browser will also remember your preferences, so if you collapse it and come back later, it will be collapsed again.

I hope that helps but let me know if you have any questions.



Hi @Shannon Spaniol

Thanks for clarifying that for me! I could not find any documentation on the sidebar behavior (which, unfortunately, the documentation you provided also neglects), but that's okay. 

Thank you! 



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