Photoshop: How to make working space smaller?

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Does anyone knows how to narrow the right working space? The computer I am using is Macbook pro 13" 2017 model. I am using default display, but even I changed my display size it still doesn't let me to  narrow the panel size. The working space is taking too much space, SOS!
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Just hover your cursor over the line between sections until it becomes an arrow then click and drag.
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The Learn panel is keeping you from resizing smaller.
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Max Johnson, Champion

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Alternate option is hitting Tab will hide/show all panels to maximize screen realestate.
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If you're short on space, then it might make sense to close the Learn panel then you can follow Ryan's suggestion and make the remaining panels narrower.

Hope that helps,
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In next CC 'Learn' panel shouled be resizable even if it hides partially its content.
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Cristen Gillespie

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Making the Learn panel not take up so much room wouldn't really do all that much. Brush Settings will make that panel very wide, too, if you open it, and you'll still have to make it smaller after switching to another tab. So if you lump 2 or 3 panels together, you really need to either place the wide ones like Learn and Brush Settings panels in icon strips that you always close after using, or just adapt to narrowing the open panel strip manually.

Wide panels should be tabbed with others just to make that possible, of course. Having them open all the time is obviously not a workable solution. But having to drag them wider when using them because you've been able to size them smaller while not using them is 6 of one, half a dozen of the other, far as I can see. My Brush Settings panel always opens to the width I need to use it, and I find that more convenient while working than having to resize it just to be able to use it.