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jGromit

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A suggestion for smartphones
Posted: 06-Apr-2017 17:19
 
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Originally prompted by an email exchange with RobM....

Currently, when the viewport width gets below a certain value (it appears to be 650px), the widget bar gets larger, I gather on the theory that the user is on a small display, and needs bigger targets for his fat fingers.

But given that screen real estate is at a premium on small devices, wouldn't it be better to turn off the widgets when the script detects that the user is on a smartphone? It's not really a problem on tablets like an iPad (though an iPad Mini gets close to the line), but on the typical iPhone or Android, that widget bar starts consuming a lot of space.
jason8898

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Re: A suggestion for smartphones
Posted: 05-Apr-2018 13:15   in response to: jGromit in response to: jGromit
 
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The widget bar should be accessible from somewhere. It doesn't have to stick out every time but can be accessed using a button. This way entire screen state can be used.
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