The sidebar contains panels that provide a number of useful tools within the editor.
Some nodes contribute their own sidebar panels, such as node-red-dashboard.
The panels are opened by clicking their icon in the header of the sidebar, or by selecting them in the drop-down list shown by clicking the button.
The sidebar can be resized by dragging its edge across the workspace.
If the edge is dragged close to the right-hand edge, the sidebar will be hidden.
It can be shown again by selecting the ‘Show sidebar’ option in the View menu,
or using the