The MultiDock is a container that can host one or more views. The MultiDock allows you to have frequently-used windows open in a centralized location, without obscuring the Track view. Instead of placing each view in its own window, you can group views by docking them in the MultiDock. In the MultiDock, each docked window is in its own tab with its own close button.The MultiDock appears automatically when you dock a view below the Track view. By default, new editing views are arranged on tabbed panes in the MultiDock.Figure 3090. You can dock multiple windows in the MultiDock.Figure 3091. The MultiDock.A. Each docked window has its own tab B. Click to the right of the tabs and drag the MultiDock away from the bottom of the screen in order to undock the MultiDock C. Dock/undock and expand/collapse the MultiDockThe MultiDock is only visible when at least one view is docked there. By default, the MultiDock is displayed at the bottom of the screen, below the Track view, but you can also float the MultiDock and even position it on a second video monitor. You can also maximize the MultiDock to do detailed work in a docked window, or drag the splitter bar at the top of the MultiDock to enlarge the tabbed view area.When you drag a window towards the bottom of the Track view, a colored rectangle indicates that the window will be docked in the MultiDock when you release the mouse button.Figure 3092. When you drag a window onto the MultiDock, a colored rectangle indicates that it is a valid drop location.
Click the view’s Docking Options menu, and choose Dock in MultiDock.
Click the upper left corner of a window, and choose Dock in MultiDock from the pop-up menu.Figure 3093. To dock a window in the MultiDock, click the window’s icon menu in the top left corner and select Dock in MultiDock.
Click the view’s Docking Options menu, and choose Undock.
Right-click the window’s tab, and choose Close from the pop-up menu.Figure 3094. To close a window, click the tab’s X button.To expand a docked window so it fills the Track view, double-click the window’s tab or press SHIFT+D.Figure 3096. MultiDock docking controls.A. Dock/undock B. Docking options C. Expand/collapseTo dock, do one of the following:
Click the Docking Options menu and choose Dock at Top or Dock at Bottom.The MultiDock can be docked in four different positions, depending on where you release the mouse button. By default, the Inspector and Browser extend the full height of the screen. However, you can choose to extend the MultiDock all the way to the left and/or right edge.To undock, do one of the following:
Click the Docking Options menu and choose Undock.
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