How do I hide / remove the extra console in the Firefox Web Developer tools? It's wasting space and there isn't a close button or context menu to get rid of it.

Firefox Extra Console


I found the answer at https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Tools/Keyboard_shortcuts:

Toggle split console (except if console is the currently selected tool)

Press the Escape key to toggle the extra console in Firefox; the developer tools must have focus for this to work though.

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    Thanks. The split console is so annoying on a smaller screen, and the “hide split console” button mentioned here does not exist. – Simon A. Eugster Mar 9 '17 at 21:41
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    @SimonA.Eugster Glad to post something helpful! I have many keys elegantly binded (without breaking any native functionality) and I close all modals and collapse drop-down menus with the Escape key. I know others who try to add some extra details do the same on their systems. I always try to make sure I can find the answer I need later on by posting it in a specific a fashion. I wonder, long after we're gone, how much of an impact our work will have? :-) – John Mar 9 '17 at 21:56

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