Office 2007 add-on adds back classic menus

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  1. Iria

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    Source: ComputerWorld
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    April 11, 2007 (Computerworld) -- A Chinese developer is turning back the clock with an add-on to Microsoft Corp.'s Office 2007 that returns traditional menus to the suite's applications.

    Addintools in Hai Nan, China, sells Classic Menu for Office 2007 as an add-on for users leery of Microsoft's new interface and its "Ribbon." The Ribbon, a major departure from earlier Office application interfaces, groups commands by tasks rather than by hierarchical menus. When the new look was unveiled more than a year ago, many users balked at the idea of walking away from long-learned habits.
     
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    I've been using the trial for office 2007 and i absolutly love the new ribbon interface. I dont see why anyone would want to switch to the classic menues.
     
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    its all about familiarity, if they know where to look for things it sure makes life easier
     
  4. Vampyromaniac

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    Can anyone tell me why the hell they call it a ribbon?
     

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