The biggest feature in Microsoft’s new Office 2007 suite is most certainly the interface. Gone are the menus and the toolbars — now all the commands are available in the various tabs of the Ribbon. The Ribbon is much more intuitive — but for seasoned users who have been working with Microsoft Office applications for more than a decade, it does involve a serious amount of unlearning.
An interesting add-in for Office applications like Word, PowerPoint, and Excel now brings back the menus and toolbars — all inside a new Ribbon tab called “Menus”! The add-in is called Classic Menu Manager.
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