If you want to focus on editing your notes, you can hide the Sidebar and even the Note List.
Show Editor Only or
Show Notes and Editor . To return to the initial state click on
Show Tags, Notes and Editor.
It is also possible to change the visualization mode by clicking on the icon in the bottom right of the Bear window.
When using Bear in landscape on iPad, you can hide the Sidebar while browsing notes by swiping to the left anywhere on Bear. Hide the Note List as well by swiping again.
In portrait on iPad, Bear’s sidebar will automatically hide as soon as you tap a note in the Note List to view it.