Widescreen UI for OpenBuilds CONTROL


Add right side container to OpenBuilds Control for widescreen laptops and monitors.

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Finally a way for OpenBuilds Control to utilize all of the available real estate on your laptop or widescreen monitor.

This javascript macro will add a new container on the right side of the OpenBuilds CONTROL application allowing you to move any tab into it. Easily switch tabs between left and right containers.

The Widescreen UI macro includes a settings menu that gives you full control over the application and container sizes. As well as which tab is moved to the right side at startup.

See demo below for more information.

Widescreen UI Demo

Requirements: Your monitor must be able to support 1800px wide applications. If your monitor is wider than 1800px, but you have scaling turned on, make sure that your scaling settings allow for your apps to be at least 1800px wide.

**Note: These macros are digital download files, no physical product is exchanged.**


– Copy the code into a new javascript macro.
– Save the macro then click on it to launch.
– Configure the widescreen settings by clicking on the Wizards menu, then “Configure Widescreen UI”.
– Edit the macro and select “Run Macro on startup”
– Close Control and re-launch.

Change Log:
– Version 1 released 9/19/2022: Initial release.
– Version 1.1 released 1/9/2022: Added support for dark mode and new Control default window size.

Due to the nature of this product, all sales are final and no refunds can be given.

For more information on macros for OpenBuilds CONTROL, check out my blog.

OpenBuilds Products I Use (affiliate):

OpenBuilds CONTROL​
Workbee 1510​ (similar to Lead 1010 or Lead 1515)
BlackBox Motion Controller​
BlackBox X32 Motion Controller
Interface CNC Touch Controller​
XYZ Touch Probe Plus

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