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User Experience

This is a new area. At present there is little here, mostly harvested from design documentation at It exists here not only to provide a justification for some of the decisions that have been made but also (hopefully) as a living manifest of the state of the UI.

Component UE Documents

Downloading Files
(Implementation in progress, some complete)

Profile Migration
(Yet to be implemented)

Windows Installer


Keyboard Access






Products Page
The "marketing" page.

First Run Page
The page that is shown the first time the browser is run after an install.

Default Home Page
The default home page for the browser.

Bundled Extensions


UE Philosophy

Realities about Users