New Windows

Microsoft is experimenting with a ribbon interface for Windows 8, and the leaked screenshots showing examples of an early build are already out. Microsoft Word users have already used ribbon interface, where a tabbed and extra-tall toolbar resides at the top of the page, offering dynamic groups of icons in an attempt to make the user interface more efficient. Ribbon interface was also introduced to applets in Windows 7, including Paint and WordPad. Here are experiments with Windows Explorer (Windows Finder), adding various groups of tabbed ribbons at the top of the window.

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