The TreePad screen usually shows the tree on the left, and an article on the right. You can change the size of these areas by dragging the vertical bar between them. Move the cursor over the bar until it becomes a double-pointed arrow, then drag it to the new location.
To see the tree alone:
To see the article alone:
To see both tree and article:
You can also change the font and background colors for either the tree or article areas. From the Menu bar, choose View then Options, then Tree (or Article). Pick Font or Background color and make your choice from the dialog box that appears.
You can show or hide the status bar or the article-title tab. Choose View then Info bars, then the one you want to change.
To change how toolbars are shown, see the Toolbars page.