Sometimes I quit Xcode with only a tiny window I was editing something else in. Now whenever I open my project again it will open the window but not the IDE. Is there any way to physically open the IDE so I can work on my project again?
Xcode will usually do this if this style of window is the last to be closed. If this is the case the your window looks like this:
Then it can be fixed simply by doing the following:
And finally select what side bars you want to be visible: