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post #51 of 69
someone forgot to post this a day earlier, coz that looks awful.

It hurts my eyes!! ribbon sucks anyways..
Edited by enri95 - 4/3/11 at 12:21pm
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post #52 of 69
Please please please allow me to revert to menus. I hated every minute of using Ribbon in one of my Access classes.
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post #53 of 69
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Originally Posted by biltong View Post
In the form shown in the picture, I really don't like it. But I am open to new features

One thing I think M$ should really do is have tabbed explorer windows, so instead of having to look through 5 windows to find the right one when copying something you can just click on the tab and there it is Of course that should be optional though.

Actually, come to think of it, the ribbon should be optional IMO. Give the fuddy duddies that don't want it the old dropdown menus as an option, and make the ribbon default for everyone else.
Very much agreed, I think that is a very natural progression and is something most people these days can use since all browsers are now tabbed based.
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post #54 of 69
very nice. they should make the whole ribbon interface translucent like the edges of the windows. otherwise i like the sleek new ui. makes it much more competitive toward mac os
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post #55 of 69
The last thing I need is for Microsoft to begin implementing the Ribbon in the OS itself....

Yeah, it's nice, but I like my Windows Explorer without that Microsoft Office-touch.
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Originally Posted by Psyren View Post
l2accept having MS force features you don't necessarily want on you
Fixed.
post #57 of 69
I don't mind a ribbon. Just please, don't remove my address bar, back/forward buttons, and ability to go up folders via breadcrumbs. And at least, please give me the ability to collapse this ribbon UI in case I don't need it.

Come to think of it actually Ribbon is only another step up. In Windows XP it was a sidebar, and Vista and 7 it is the toolbar on top but below the addressbar. I think the ones in 7 & Vista are pretty adequate though.
post #58 of 69
I am so confused at that screenshot, what am I even looking at?

And why did people end up being so computer illiterate? I mean 20 years into the computer age and there hasn't been mandatory computer classes or something. Did people just struggle to use computers until now? My god people.
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Originally Posted by Z Overlord View Post
I am so confused at that screenshot, what am I even looking at?

And why did people end up being so computer illiterate? I mean 20 years into the computer age and there hasn't been mandatory computer classes or something. Did people just struggle to use computers until now? My god people.
Actually it's true
A lot of countries are actually only being introduced to computers and the internet right now
post #60 of 69
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Originally Posted by Riou View Post
Hate the MacOSX. Every single thing is on that stupid menu bar. Then when you switch apps, that menu bar changes. Then that Dock as a task switcher. Rage.
Don't forget how the only way to open a new window of Firefox or any app on a dock is by going file->New Window instead of just clicking the damn icon
Edited by Z Overlord - 4/3/11 at 9:30pm
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