Fully Customizable Auto Hide Panels
Docking Pane allows you to customize the appearance of your docking pane auto hide panel in the same way you can customize the docking pane tabs. You can use a completely different appearance and color scheme in your auto hide panel and normal docking pane tabs. When your docking panes are visible they can be using a totally different appearance, color scheme, layout, position, margins, etc.. than when the panes are hidden and displayed in the auto hide panel. For example, your docking pane tabs can use the Office style tabs when the docking pane is visible, and they can use Excel style tabs when displayed in the auto hide panel.