That is not a stock behavior or option; your client is welcome to modify the Control Panel to their hearts content, but modifications are not supported at UBBCentral and you may be asked to revert your changes when seeking official support.
The contents of the landing page in the Control Panel can be located in /admin/dashboard.php and /templates/default/admin/dashboard.tmpl
That is why I posted here.
Looking at this, the open/close board line is using UBBPRINT which does not show for mods.
What is the function of UBBPRINT in the scripts.
What does it do?
I assume it is just a placeholder like EOF in the islands.
But what is it purpose.
What type of coding can you post in between those tags.