Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 3rd Apr 2011 11:06 UTC, submitted by Debjit
Windows Yes, the Windows 8 rumour mill is really spinning up now. This time around though, they're not really rumours, since the information is coming from Rafael Rivera and Paul Thurrott, long-time Microsoft enthusiasts with loads of insider access. They've got a bunch of screenshots showing a work in progress of... A ribbon in Explorer. And yes, it looks just as bad as it sounds.
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RE[2]: Tabs?
by modmans2ndcoming on Sun 3rd Apr 2011 23:01 UTC in reply to "RE: Tabs?"
modmans2ndcoming
Member since:
2005-11-09

tabs make sense as long as you can copy and paste between them easily.

I hate having 4 or 5 explorer windows open at work and then having to click through them to figure out which one I need (still on XP). tabs would meed I can focus on the window I need and then select the pathway I need from the tabs.

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RE[3]: Tabs?
by Icaria on Mon 4th Apr 2011 06:36 in reply to "RE[2]: Tabs?"
Icaria Member since:
2010-06-19

You do realise there's this thing called the taskbar, right? Works just like tabs. Crazy, I know.

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RE[4]: Tabs?
by modmans2ndcoming on Wed 6th Apr 2011 01:13 in reply to "RE[3]: Tabs?"
modmans2ndcoming Member since:
2005-11-09

that is exactly the problem. I have to click multiple task bar items just to find the right window. in a tab layout, I can arrange the tabs in a way that makes sense for the work flow and it is one click to focus the entire workflow.

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RE[3]: Tabs?
by NelsonN on Mon 4th Apr 2011 13:01 in reply to "RE[2]: Tabs?"
NelsonN Member since:
2005-12-20

For those of you complaining about the lack of Tabs on Explorer, try this:

http://qttabbar.sourceforge.net/

I use it on Windows XP, Windows XP x64, and Windows 7.

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RE[4]: Tabs?
by Icaria on Wed 6th Apr 2011 03:44 in reply to "RE[3]: Tabs?"
Icaria Member since:
2010-06-19

Marvellous, I was just thinking explorer didn't steal enough vertical screen real estate. ;)

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