Being a user of Word and Excel since version 1, I wonder why you teach people for 15 years how to use your tools and then change it with the ribbon? Points brought out in this posting will be even more remote after a few more years of the ribbon (in)convenience. We ought to be able to remove the ribbon and customize some useful software to help us spend less time trying to find out how to do crap and spend more time in getting done what needs to be done! After all, getting stuff done helps the pay check, knowing where programmers what on which ribbon only wastes time.
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