UI orientation

Breakroom's UI gives you the tools you need to thrive in your virtual world. Learn how to find your way around, manage your personal connections, and access various kinds of media.


Breakroom's UI, or user interface, contains the information and tools necessary to navigate your world. When enabled, your chosen UI components will frame the screen.
An example of the UI in action. You can press the F9 key or Alt + U (⌘ + U) to toggle the UI on and off.
There are situations where you may wish to enable or disable certain functions for your end users. If you disable a portion of the UI, end users will not see that component appear on their screens. You can learn more about UI customization via the Dashboard by visiting the Customization section.

UI walkthrough

The tables below are designed to serve as a quick reference guide for the basic UI components and their functions. Detailed information about Breakroom's conferencing system, including its associated UI, can be found in the conferencing system section of our documentation.
The bottom toolbar.

The bottom toolbar

UI Component
Show/Hide Chat
Toggles the text chat window.
Hot Bar
Lets you bookmark items from your inventory (clothing, vehicles, etc.) for one-click deployment.
Profile icon
Opens your user profile.
Opens the People window.
Opens the Explore window.
Opens the Meetings window, and allows you to post and edit events.
Displays a list of regions that you own, along with various options.
Opens the Inventory window.
Allows you to customize and dress your avatar.
Opens the Shop window.
Opens the Snapshot feature.
Edit Region
Opens the Region Editor. Only visible in regions you have permission to edit.

The mini map

The mini map.
UI Component
Region Information button (name)
Opens the Region Information window. (Note that this name may appear abbreviated, as in the above example.)
Bookmark icon
Allows you to bookmark a region.
Control icon
Contains version information for Breakroom, as well as buttons to enter full screen mode, log out, and exit the app.
Magnifying glasses
Allows you to zoom in and out of the local mini map.
Mini map
Gives you a general overview of the immediate area.
Quests button
Opens the Quests window, where you can track your progress on any quests you've started.

The top toolbar

This toolbar is visible at the top of your screen.
UI Component
Search bar
Allows you to search for regions, users, and Shop items.
Displays the current UTC time, as well as other time zones if clicked.
Displays the amount of Gold currency you currently have, as well as a purchase button.
Displays the amount of Silver currency you currently have.
Indicates your connection status and strength.
Notification icon
Displays and allows you to manage notifications.
Envelope icon
Opens the Breakroom email window.

The bottom right corner toolbar

The bottom right corner toolbar.
UI Component
Settings icon
Opens the Settings panel.
Volume icon
Offers quick access to volume settings.
Help icon
Opens our in-world Support Center.
Microphone icon
Enables or disables voice chat.
Radio icon
Enables or disables the audio stream.