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# User Interface in Brilliant

The user interface in Brilliant takes up a lot of space for the top bar, and the bottom bar.

Top Bar: There are two rows at the top. With some re-arrangement, this can take up one row only

Bottom Bar: Takes up a LARGE amount of space, particularly the Android App at the bottom.

Why is this important: So that scrolling in actual problems goes down, particularly in practice problems that also have images.

Note by Star Light
2 years, 9 months ago

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Hi Star Light, thanks for this feedback! The lack of vertical space is definitely not ideal. We have designed a 1-layer header for desktop that we plan to implement soon. We're also continuing to work on ways to free up vertical space in the apps.

Staff - 2 years, 9 months ago

Just to let you know - I face more of an issue since I tend to zoom in with the browser to get a bigger font size.

Once I zoom in, I start getting scroll bars for the question content, rather than having the question content boxes become longer.

- 2 years, 9 months ago

Thanks for the quick reply. Note that you could also get the bottom bar in one layer - that would actually save more space then the top bar.

- 2 years, 9 months ago

You're seeing a 2-layer bottom bar on Android? What buttons are in the two layers?

Staff - 2 years, 9 months ago

I see a 2-layer bottom bar on Desktop. The lower bar contains the Android App Logo. This just takes up space and can be merged with the upper bar.

Note that I use Desktop, not the app. Hence, you may want to look at issues with the app separately, you definitely also want to look at issues with the Desktop version.

- 2 years, 8 months ago