Keyboard Shortcut to Show/Hide Navigation panel

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Occasional Visitor

I miss a keyboard shortcut to show/hide the new Navigation panel.

I know I can Ctrl+G to show it and choose another notebook, but I didn't find any way to hide it again after choosing a new section/page.

 

Using OneNote for Windows 10 

Version 16001.11629.20028.0

 

Would love your advice on this...

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@Shalem120 Microsoft killed the feature hide navigation panel (here at 22:55 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zvYqYEIjU88) and now the only thing you can do is to make it smaller. I wish I could be able to hide like it was one month ago beacuse when I use the Surface in vertical mode i lose so much space

Beginning with the launch of Microsoft Office 2019 later this year, OneNote for Windows 10 will replace OneNote 2016 as the default OneNote experience for bo...
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@Shalem120 I'd like to see this as well; don't like having to hide the nav. panels with the mouse, but don't like the added screen confusion with them there.

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@Shalem120, a workaround for this is hitting F6 twice and enter. That focuses the left navigation bar and closes/opens it
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Same here... hitting ctrl+shift+g again should hide navigation menu.

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The multiple F6 + Enter combo seems the only viable "toggle visibility" option atm. The primary issue with this is sometimes you hit F6 twice, sometimes 3x. This results in time lost now confirming F6 selected the correct icon. If the multiple key strokes didn't already do it, that certainly makes the process equal to if not longer than simply clicking with your mouse.

This really needs to be a single, reliable keybind to Show/Hide the Navigation opened to the Page.
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"Ctrl+Alt+- and Ctrl+Alt+= will hide and show the panes respectively"
From a OneNote Engineer in Reddit
https://www.reddit.com/r/OneNote/comments/c30aau/how_do_i_hide_the_new_navigation_pane/
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Tested in Office365 and works great, thanks!
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@adrianvlupu Neither hitting F6 twice then enter, nor Cntl+Shift+g twice did anything.  I use the OneNote app on Windows 10Home.  

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@Josh Gotbaum that's weird. I have the following version of the app

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and when I hit F6 twice it changes the focus to the navigation panel

 

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"Ctrl+Alt+- and Ctrl+Alt+

Hey it worked greatly. Thanks.@theavidlearner 

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