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Reduce the wasted space on the "Home" pane where I see my consolidated information (5 Merged Votes)

MykScotMykScot Member ✭✭
Under the View Bar is the 'Customize' button on its own bar.  There is no way to hide it.
Given that it does take up a whole line with nothing else on it,  as a suggestion, move it to
the line above and to the right, next to the Add View button.
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  • Catherine MontyCatherine Monty Member ✭✭
    edited November 2016
    I agree, there is a lot of waste prime space on this page. 
  • Sunil KSunil K Member ✭✭
    edited December 2016
    Reduce the wasted space on the "Home" pane where I see my consolidated information.. I could see 3 rows of widgets in Quicken 2015 and now only 2.5 rows show need to scroll up and down each time ! Have given suggestions in this picture to show how this can easily be improved.
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  • UnknownUnknown Member
    edited May 2017
    I agree with this.  This button takes up too much vertical space.  Move it to the menus where it is out of the way.
  • UnknownUnknown Member
    edited June 2017
    Agree, i've had Quicken for more than 20 years and don't need the "customize' button.
  • dherskovitsdherskovits Member ✭✭
    edited September 2019
    Why does the "customize" button need to take up room in the space below the "add view" button. Can Quicken please put those buttons right next to each other? - Quicken Deluxe 2018
  • mshigginsmshiggins SuperUser ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited March 2018
    I agree. The current position of the Customize button wastes vertical space.
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  • mshigginsmshiggins SuperUser ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited March 2018
    From C. D. Bales:



    "Why does the "customize" button need to take up room in the space below the "add view" button".



    I don't have Q2018, but earlier versions also have the "Customize" button on a row below the "Add View" button.



    Since the Add view button is on the same row as the actual View tabs, if the Customize button is moved to the same row as the Add View button, there will be that much less space for the View tabs.



    Might not be important if you have few Views and/or a big screen; but there can be as many as 12 Home tab Views and when the window gets too narrow to hold all your View tabs, all but the leftmost View tab disappear and the "hidden" views can only be selected by a dropdown on the leftmost View tab.
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  • SystemSystem Member ✭✭✭✭
    edited February 10
    This discussion was created from comments split from: List of Requests for User Interface Options and Features (71 Legacy Votes).
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  • Rocket J SquirrelRocket J Squirrel SuperUser ✭✭✭✭✭
    Thanks for reviving this. I agree with the OP. The Customize button wastes vertical space. There is already an Add View button in the row of Home tabs. The Customize View button should be next to it.
    Quicken user since version 2 for DOS, now using QWin Premier Subscription on Win10 Pro.
  • Rich_MRich_M SuperUser ✭✭✭✭✭
    I never actually thought about this one, but now that I have, I totally agree.  Why not add another ubiquitous gear in place of the Add View button and put both Add View and Customize there. 
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  • UKRUKR SuperUser ✭✭✭✭✭
    Thanks for reviving this. I agree with the OP. The Customize button wastes vertical space. There is already an Add View button in the row of Home tabs. The Customize View button should be next to it.

    I concur with RJS. The Customize button should be moved next to the Add View button, to save screen space.
    And I could have sworn that we already had a similar Idea posted here, but I can't find it.
    Programmers, please make this change!
  • Hello All,

    This Idea seems to have fallen stagnant and due to the age of the request and lack of User Votes/Comments, it will be archived within the next 7 business days.

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  • UKRUKR SuperUser ✭✭✭✭✭
    I could have sworn I've recently seen another discussion of this "wasted space" that has had multiple contributors ... but I can't find it right now ...
    As it stands, it would be nice if the programmers could make the change requested above, plus a few other "wasted white space" suggestions that have been made before.
    You've got my vote.
  • Rocket J SquirrelRocket J Squirrel SuperUser ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited February 11
    There is a similar thread here:

    [removed self-referencing link]
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  • Quicken_NatalieQuicken_Natalie Moderator mod
    edited February 11
    Hello All,

    I went ahead and merged these Ideas into one and updated the vote count accordingly.  :)

    If you would like to see this Idea considered for possible future implementation in Quicken, be sure to add your vote.

    Every vote counts!

    -Quicken Natalie

     
  • Rocket J SquirrelRocket J Squirrel SuperUser ✭✭✭✭✭
    Rich_M said:
    I never actually thought about this one, but now that I have, I totally agree.  Why not add another ubiquitous gear in place of the Add View button and put both Add View and Customize there. 
    No, please! No more gears! I can never remember which one is which as it is. There's room for a button. No need to hide it behind yet another gear.
    Quicken user since version 2 for DOS, now using QWin Premier Subscription on Win10 Pro.
  • pmrussell892pmrussell892 Member ✭✭✭
    I agree, This button can go next to the add view button.
  • Rocket J SquirrelRocket J Squirrel SuperUser ✭✭✭✭✭
    This is the same as another suggestion:

    Quicken user since version 2 for DOS, now using QWin Premier Subscription on Win10 Pro.
  • Rocket J SquirrelRocket J Squirrel SuperUser ✭✭✭✭✭
    UKR said:
    And I could have sworn that we already had a similar Idea posted here, but I can't find it.
    Here's another one.
    Quicken user since version 2 for DOS, now using QWin Premier Subscription on Win10 Pro.
  • YingDaveYingDave Member ✭✭✭
    Agree. Also a lot of the 12 month type graphs like networth, portfolio etc. would be easier to read if you could squash them 2 across the page instead of having an aspect of 6 across to 1 down!
  • mshigginsmshiggins SuperUser ✭✭✭✭✭
    It is still a good idea. And moving a button does not seem like it would take a huge effort.

    Instead of archiving it, why not pass it along to @Quicken Sangeetha?

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  • Rocket J SquirrelRocket J Squirrel SuperUser ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited June 28
    mshiggins said:
    Instead of archiving it, why not pass it along to @Quicken Sangeetha?
    Because the ID she's currently using is @Quicken SangeethaS . Notice my subtlety in tagging her.
    Quicken user since version 2 for DOS, now using QWin Premier Subscription on Win10 Pro.
  • WallyNessaWallyNessa Member
    Completely agree!
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