Reports & Horizontal Scrollbar Should Break Up Already - Wasteful White Space

In the Income v. Expense report, I wanted to see all 8 completed months (Jan to Aug) so I could get a good birds-eye view of my spending. Unfortunately, for whatever reason, the reports pages seem to be in a committed relationship with the horizontal scroll bar. As a result, I can only see five months at a time without scrolling.

I don't want to be labeled as a home-wrecker, but I feel pretty strongly that these two (reports pages & horizontal scroll bar) are not right for each other. They care only about each other, and don't notice how much they inconvenience the people closest to them. They constantly surround themselves with all this wasteful white space as if they're justifying their relationship.

I don't know the underlying mechanism that has created this love affair, but I truly hope someone way smarter than me can figure out how to end this toxic relationship. It would be amazing if I could fit as many months as possible onto one page without scrolling. I'm not asking for dynamic text size or anything to force everything onto one page, but when I see giant cell margins with unused white space, I get very annoyed that I have to scroll in the first place.

 

My fellow YNAB-ers, do you agree that it's time to find the reports pages a better soulmate than the horizontal scroll bar? 💔

 

The attached image is my YNAB screen stretched across two 27" 4K monitors (7680x2160). I've tried this in Firefox, Internet Exploder, and Chrome on Windows, and in Safari on my Mac. Each browser displayed similarly to what I have in the attached marked up screenshot.

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  • That was hilarious, thank you for the laughs!

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  • I completely agree that there is way too much white space all over that page. Luckily the YNAB toolkit does have a setting with which you can remove excess white space on this page, but I'd much rather see YNAB making this page bit more functional.

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      • Wes
      • Meticulous Money Monitor
      • wes7
      • 2 mths ago
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      Rakuna oh I did not know about this toolkit. I’m going to have to find it and try it out! You might have just made my day! 😃

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  • Don’t get me started on reports. The Net Worth report is downright ugly. It’s all scrunched up. It used to be decent in YNAB 4. Fortunately, the Toolkit report runs miles around it.

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      • Wes
      • Meticulous Money Monitor
      • wes7
      • 2 mths ago
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      Superbone You are so right about the other graph reports - I wish they’d take advantage of all the available screen space instead of having a fixed height. Just seems like poor design. Maybe the devs were rushed to get the feature to launch and didn’t have time to polish it. But it’s been like this for several months (from what I can remember), so I feel like that’s plenty of time to fix things. But I’m just an IT Project Manager, not a developer 🤷🏻‍♂️ 

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  • This was a delight. And if you haven't yet, please  Feature Request. We prioritize them on the basis of biggest laughs.

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  • Matthew said:
    We prioritize them on the basis of biggest laughs.

     NOW you tell me.

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      • nolesrule
      • YNAB4 Evangelist
      • nolesrule
      • 2 mths ago
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      Superbone Did you hear the one about Stealing From the Future?

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      • Superbone
      • YNAB convert since 2008
      • Superbone
      • 2 mths ago
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      nolesrule No, this is the first I’ve heard about it... TODAY! But it’s not too funny so it’s understandable that it hasn’t been gotten to yet.

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