Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 17th Mar 2003 22:49 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces So many operating systems and so many graphical desktop environments... This article is a comparison of the UI and usability of several Desktop Environments (DEs), that have been widely used, admired and reviled: Windows XP Luna, BeOS 6 (Dano/Zeta), Mac OS X Aqua and Unix's KDE and Gnome. Read on which one got our best score on our long term test and usage.
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George:
by WattsM on Tue 18th Mar 2003 20:42 UTC

I just typed "regression" into Excel 2000's 'answer wizard' and got 13 hits, the first one being "Regression analysis tool." You're correct in that it's inexplicably not in the index, but thinking to go to the answer wizard and typing "regression" into the box labelled "What do you want to do?" is not so counter-intuitive that it should take Ph.D. candidates a half-hour to find. I don't even have a degree and I thought of it in about 20 seconds.

I don't like to defend Microsoft normally, but it's not Microsoft's fault if your friends aren't able to use the HELP command. Perhaps they should turn that friendly paper clip back on. ;)