Function to Hide the (useless????) menu bar in window app

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    JORGE TOLEDO GARCIA

    I just wanted to say +1 to this. The app would be much cleaner and more beautiful without that redundant and mostly useless menu. 

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    Jay P Rawlins

    Another option is to use Chrome's native shortcut feature via the "Customize and Control" menu:

    ⋮ > More Tools > Create Shortcut

    Make sure "Open as window" is checked. This creates a distraction-free Chrome instance that you can launch via chrome://apps or pin it to the taskbar. 

    The lone caveat is you lose off-line capability. The benefits are numerous:

    • extensions
    • copy links (via right click on a bullet)
    • multiple instances.
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    Yusuf Akbulut

    this. i like to use desktop client but that bar hurts my eyes.

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    Alexander Sheboltaev

    There are not much votes, but please remove the menu bar, as it seems to be a pretty simple change,

    and unfortunately there's no more an option of creating a Chrome app -- the shortcut just opens it in a browser.

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    Jay P Rawlins

    @Alexander  

    chrome://apps > Right click shortcut > Select "Open as window"

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    Alexander Sheboltaev

    @rawbytz

    Oh, thanks! Didn't know that.

    Still has some little disadvantages though: like slower startup time & doesn't work offline...

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    Miguel

    yes, please get rid of that menu bar!

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    Keith Wilson

    Adding my voice to this as well. If we cannot hide the bar can we get it to match the color scheme of the theme chosen?

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    Kevin Koslowski

    I like the offline support of WorkFlowy through the desktop app. But what I dislike is the horrible grey chromium style menu bar (on WIndows). The default windows menu bar on Windows 10 is white and integrates gently with the overall desktop theme. But the non-native menu bar is for one thing not very usefully (actually never used it, and the "toggle developer mode" feels a bit hacky too) and for another thing it breaks the immersive feeling of WorkFlowy. On Windows if the menu bar isnt shown by default, you can always show it by holding the "Alt"-Key. Wouldn't that be a good compromise? Maybe it could be activated via "Window"-Options or something like that. Would really appreciate. Thanks.

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