No SMS Preview Screen

IN the chrome browser, it extends all the way accross my 26 inch screen - there is no preview screen, which is a more typical format, with the contacts of the recent messages on the left, and the preview screen on the right, so I could just click on a contact on the left from recent message contacts, and see the recent text history on the right. Currently, I have to click "into" each recent contact to see recent texts, and then bounce back out, and in and out