Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 11th Feb 2010 22:06 UTC
Microsoft "Microsoft on Thursday detailed some of the new features in its forthcoming Office for Mac 2011 suite, including co-authoring tools, Web apps, and a redesigned ribbon interface more consistent with its Windows counterpart. Microsoft is a part of Macworld 2010 expo in San Francisco this week, and has used the event to divulge details on its forthcoming update to Office for Mac, expected to arrive later this year."
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Comment by talaf
by talaf on Fri 12th Feb 2010 09:04 UTC
talaf
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2008-11-19

I like the ribbon, but it was a bold move against hardcore users of Word and Excel to please the masses. I know I don't care, and I actually think it's a good interface (then again, I typeset in Latex and never use Excel, only ppt and Visio which just got the ribbon on 2010 ;) ), but alot of Excel powerusers I know are bitching about the ribbon like crazy.

It's more of a radical habit change which stops alot of users than a bad design from MS tbh. Though, why can't they let people create custom ribbons? (or is it possible?)

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