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.

Overview

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 screen. 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 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

UI Component
Function
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 window.
People
Opens the People window.
Explore
Opens the Explore window.
Meetings
Opens the Meetings schedule, and allows you to post and edit events.
Regions/Rooms
Displays a list of regions that you own, along with various options.
Inventory
Opens the Inventory window.
Outfit
Allows you to customize and dress your avatar.
Shop
Opens the Shop window.
Snapshot
Opens the Snapshot feature.
Edit Region/Room
Opens the Region/Room Editor. Only visible in regions you have permission to edit.

The mini map

The mini map is visible in the upper right corner of your screen.
UI Component
Function
Region settings (name)
Opens the Region Settings menu. (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 and a button to edit your profile. If you are signed in via a custom app, you may also see buttons to enter full screen mode 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 Quest 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
Function
Search bar
Allows you to search for regions, avatars, and Shop items.
Clock
Displays the current UTC time, as well as other time zones if clicked.
Gold
Displays the amount of Gold currency you currently have, as well as a purchase button.
Silver
Displays the amount of Silver currency you currently have.
Connection
Indicates your connection status and strength.
Notification icon
Displays and allows you to manage notifications.
Envelope icon
Opens your Breakroom e-mail window.

The bottom right corner toolbar

These icons are visible in the bottom right corner of your screen.
UI Component
Function
Settings icon
Opens the Settings menu.
Volume icon
Opens the volume control menu.
Help icon
Opens our in-world help documentation.
Microphone icon
Enables or disables voice chat.
Music stream
Enables or disables the music stream.
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