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Create admin option to configure utility bar alignment to be on the left/right

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As impacted by the idea delivery of "Ability to move utility bar to the right hand side of footer in Lightning" in Summer 19, our organization is facing user experience changes on Lightning record pages that are NOT agreed to or liked by our users. This also impacts our Lightning record pages that were designed based on the assumption that utility bar is aligned to the left. 

The idea mentioned above was voted 353 times with 3490 points, yet this change is applying to the majority that hasn't had a chance to speak up about having NO option to change back to left alignment. Therefore, I'm posting this idea as suggested by Xander and waiting on Tim to provide an update. Thanks. 

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  • Xander Mitman - 10 hours ago

    Here is the current status:
    • We have a technical plan and management approval to put the change in Summer '19 behind an org perm (a checkbox only I have access to on the backend) effectively making the right-aligned utility bar an opt-in pilot.
    • This means the utility bar will stay left-aligned for all customers/users unless you join my pilot.
    • There is some work to put this change into effect. If everything goes right, this change will be deployed to customer orgs prior to most end users getting Summer '19 but it will be close.

    Please contact me with any questions or concerns.

    Thanks,
    Xander

    Director, Product Management | Navigation Experience
    xmitman@salesforce.com | 510-637-8459
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