In Windows 8's File Explorer, you'll discover that the Ribbon contains one menu and a set of Core tabs that always appear in the Ribbon along with the Contextual tabs, which appear based on the type of object that you have selected, such as a location, a folder, or a file, and then provide related commands. This system is designed to expose close to 200 different file management commands in File Explorer without having them buried in numerous nested menus, popups, dialog boxes, or right-click context menus.
The Ribbon in File Explorer includes the File menu and three Core tabs titled Home, Share, and View, as shown in Figure B. Let's take a closer look.
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