Sep 05 2011
Microsoft Project Management Director Alex Simmons (Alex Simons) blog post published today, revealed that Windows 8 operating system in more detail, one of the most striking feature is the ”Ribbon” interface to a wide range of applications. Pictureshows, Windows 8 Explorer icon in the top of the window to show the form of manycommon functions, such as ”Copy”, ”Paste” and “Cut”, etc., user-friendly search, using these features.
In Windows 7 and earlier versions of Windows, these functions are usually in the form ofsub-menu display, the user need to go through two clicks to complete. The new user interface will no doubt enhance the user experience.
This interface design is called ”Ribbon”, was originally used in Office 2007 softwaresuite, Office 2010 continues this practice, Windows 7 in part adopted. Microsoft plans to fully integrate in Windows 8 in the interface.
Simmons said in a blog post, the survey shows that users most commonly used Windows Explorer menu function is to “paste”, followed by ”Properties”, ”copy”, “delete”, “rename”, “refresh” and “cut” and so on. The most commonly used menu functions accounted for 10 of the total use of 81.8% for the ”Ribbon” interface to lay the foundation for widespread use.