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Microsoft to use the ribbon/fluent UI in Windows 7


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#1 electricshock81

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Posted 16 February 2008 - 07:44 AM

One aspect that is inherently associated with the evolution of the Windows platform is the redesigning of the operating system's graphical user interface. From Windows XP to Windows Vista, this evolution was marked through the introduction of Windows Aero. For the time being Windows Aero has survived into Windows 7 Milestone 1 Ultimate edition. But in the future, the graphical user interface of Windows 7 could go in the same direction of the UI of the Office 2007 System, namely the Fluent/Ribbon.


"So we're very pleased to see that, and we're pleased to see people taking this and building their applications. In fact, we in the next version of Windows will be using this fluent UI quite a bit across a number of applications. And so the Ribbon really got started with Office 2007, but we see it spreading to all the really neat client applications. It turns out it's the user interface that works very well for the pen and touch as well as being a better way of revealing application functionality," Gates promised.

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#2 TheGreenMan

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Posted 16 February 2008 - 06:33 PM

Thanks for the news.

#3 Culprit

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Posted 16 February 2008 - 09:48 PM

thanks for the information

#4 kaironxp

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Posted 16 February 2008 - 10:19 PM

Aero is not an windows evolution, it's just an ugly apps....

ribbon could be interesting

#5 Mheltin

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Posted 17 February 2008 - 02:07 AM

Interesting...

#6 Fraxtil

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Posted 17 February 2008 - 02:22 AM

I think interesting best describes this. I don't know if it'll be better or worse than Aero... for now, it sounds like it's just as good.

#7 gon1387

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Posted 17 February 2008 - 02:35 AM

its interesting to be interesting...hehehe
i wonder how much time will i be able to use to adopt on its new interface.

damn,I can't wait.hehe

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Posted 19 February 2008 - 04:35 AM

It's a good news. I love ribbon UI.

#9 Laguna

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Posted 21 February 2008 - 03:00 PM

I think I don't like it, but have to wait to see...

#10 electricshock81

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Posted 21 February 2008 - 05:35 PM

Remember guys Gates only confirmed that the apps in win7 will have the Fluent/Ribbon interface. Win7's interface is still not confirmed but rumors are that surface technology will be implemented!

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