Where did my staging window go?

I recently updated to 1.2.3 on Windows, and I odn't have a staging window anymore. All I see is one tall panel in the middle that shows my project files and their current state. How do I get my split staging windows back?

@Jeff Yes, I suppose an image would be helpful.... Here you go! So I'm seeing the pane in the center there, but I don't have a staging window.

@timothy Unforunately, I don't have a separator there. None of the staging controls in your image appear for me, either.

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Jeff Thomas Atlassian Team Oct 03, 2013

Tools > Options > Git > Tick "Use the staging area"

Jeff Thomas Atlassian Team Oct 03, 2013

You're welcome. It took me a while to figure out what was going on, I missed that setting a couple times.

It always amazes me that the simplest solutions are the ones that are easiest to miss.

Thanks, Jeff!

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Timothy Chin Community Champion Oct 01, 2013

Have you tried to drag the separator?

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Jeff Thomas Atlassian Team Sep 30, 2013

Adam: Could you provide a screenshot of what you're seeing? That might help to figure out what's going on.

Yes, I suppose that would be helpful.... Here you go! So I'm seeing the pane in the center there, but I don't have a staging window.

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Jeff Thomas Atlassian Team Oct 03, 2013

Is this a Mercurial repository? I was able to recreate the view you're seeing if I open a Mecurial repository. I see your .gitignore, but it looks like Sourcetree detected this as Mecurial.

Merurial doesn't have staging like Git.

The latest version of SourceTree removed the static staging area!

I miss it so much! I sometimes have lots of changed files but only want to commit a few of them, shift clicking then dragging is much faster than ticking boxes! :(

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