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Do not expand design categories automatically

Today, whenever I open a design element or switch to a design element that was previously opened, Designer automatically expands the corresponding category of design elements in the left navigation pane. This can be quite confusing in applications containing a large number of design elements of that category.

For example, our XPages apps usually contain hundreds of Custom Controls. After I open one of them, the only thing I can see in the left navigation pane is a very long list of CCs. I then have to scroll endlessly to open, for example, a Java design element.

I'd much prefer it if Designer would leave design categories collapsed in those cases.

  • Guest
  • Aug 24 2020
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  • Guest commented
    23 Sep, 2020 11:08am

    @Guest 24 Aug 09:24

    Thanks for your hint! You are perfectly right. After years of working with Designer, one still discovers new features... My idea seems to be obsolete then.

  • Guest commented
    24 Aug, 2020 09:24am

    it’s an option. Try to toggle one of the icons at the top left of the design elements.

    One of them does the trick.