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There is a bar with a zoom button on it, and it takes too much room. How can I disable it?

Appreciate any help! Thank you!

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Edit > Preferences > "Advanced" tab > Open Option Inspector

In the Option Inspector's sidebar, drill down to Notebook Options > Window Properties.

For the WindowElements option, uncheck "StatusArea" and "MagnificationPopUp".

Here's what your Option Inspector should look like:

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