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What do I need to do to remove the split pane sidebar on the right from the terminal window? Never used to have it and now I don't know how to get rid of it.

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I found out what was triggering it. The split-pane sidebar shows up when you have a non-magic mouse plugged in. So my answer for you could be: use an Apple's Magic Mouse.

However I'll tell you how to get rid of it, this will change the scroll bar behavior to show up only when scrolling:

  • Launch System Preferences from the  Apple menu
  • Click on General
  • Look for 'Show scroll bars' and select the radiobox next to "When scrolling"
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This should be the right answer, thanks bro. –  GusDeCooL Mar 6 at 15:36
Excellent! That did the trick. –  Josh Mu Mar 17 at 2:26

Shift-Command-D or the "Close Split Pane" item in the View menu should do it.

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