Well not completely! The left hand menu will still be accessible, just collapsed from view.
In the next few weeks we will be releasing an update that will set in place the foundations for a number of forthcoming mobile enhancements.
Those options in the left hand menu are largely a duplication of the options already available in the horizontal menu. From a usability point of view we feel that this space is better utilised by stretching the main content to fill as much as the screen as possible. This is even more of an imperative given the ever increasing number of users accessing QuickFile from a mobile or tablet device.
Long term it is our intention to completely remove the left hand menu. We have discussed however replacing this with a “Quick Links” panel which will allow users to persist a collection of their own commonly used links across all pages and possibly allow 3rd party links to be included too, this would be ideal for those routinely jumping between a handful of different web applications.
We appreciate that people use QuickFile in all sorts of different ways. We therefore welcome any questions or feedback in order to foresee any potential problems later.