Permanently collapsing the “System” and “Volumes” dropdown menus

Description of error:
Whenever I need to open something (be it a file, texture or anything else that uses the file browser), the “System” and “Volumes” dropdown menus occupy a huge portion of the screen, making it really annoying to work with my Favorites and Recent list, because every time I need to use them I also need to either collapse the menus at the top or scroll down to see the lists I want.

See the menus (in Yellow) here: https://i.imgur.com/JfrUNOO.png

All I care about is bellow them, in Blue (which is not properly displayed since the unwanted menus take a huge portion of the screen space).

There’s no way of making these menus go away. I can’t collapse them forever or make them go to the bottom of the list. Every time the file browser opens, they’re there.

I’ve recorded a video where I show the problem as well: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QsMdPpTtjBE

Now imagine I’m working between Blender and Substance Painter. Sometimes I need to make really small changes multiple times per minute (in Substance), export the textures, and reload them in Blender. Having to close the dropdown menus so I can see my “Recent” list gets really annoying really fast. Sometimes I need to open the file browser 2, 3 times per minute, and everytime I need to close the menus or scroll down to see my “Recent” list.

Please add the possibility to save the state of the panel as we want them to be.

Regards,
Amanda

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