Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 16th Jul 2012 22:24 UTC
Features, Office Microsoft has released a consumer preview for Office 2013. Highlighting the age-old internal tug-of-war between the Office and Windows divisions within Microsoft, it's just a desktop application, no Metro, and the only nod to that whole touch/tablet-thing is a special mode that does very little. So, Windows 8 is just around the corner, and still not a single serious Metro application. Not even Microsoft's own flagship suite - heck, not even a single application within that suite - could be adapted to Metro in time. Serious vote of confidence from the Office division there.
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I actually like the Opera/Firefox "one button" approach; it's a pity that Opera in the mac does not implement such approach.

Anyway, I consider the Visual Studio interface one of the best and most comfortable to use; you have a main menu and you have a set of toolbars you can collapse/expand or move according your needs and likes.

Office 2011 for mac takes a lot of screen real state:

Remember that apart of this, the main application menu is on top of your screen and that the dock is generally in the bottom. So you have a very small stripe where you can have your actual work.

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