The AICPA launched the 2018 CPA Exam's new User Experience (UX) improvements on April 1st of 2018. The new UX was designed to improve the CPA Exam-taking experience for CPA candidates.
Changes to the CPA Exam UX included:
Larger, High Definition Monitors at Prometric Test Centers
Inclusion of Microsoft Excel to replace the previous spreadsheet application
The ability to open up, resize, and adjust the authoritative literature tool when researching task questions
The introduction of more realistic exhibits like emails and general ledger details needed to complete TBSs