Microsoft explore Ribbons in new user interfaceMicrosoft has been seen experimenting with a new user interface for its future operating system, Windows 8, where toolbars might see the exit with a Ribbon instead, making us wonder whether mouse gymnastics are required if we were to access the traditional ‘File, Edit, View’ bar in a totally different manner. This shouldn’t come across as a surprise, however, since many applications in the current Windows 7, alongside Wordpad and Paint, and Office 2007 and 2010 applications, already come with the Ribbon. While the choice to turn off the Ribbon is currently being developed, we still have no idea on whether this will make the cut in the final release. It will take some time for Windows 8 to hit the market though, so we’re sure that Microsoft won’t make a hasty departure from its past without carefully considering all of its avenues.

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