Random Access Memories

October 6, 2008

The Ribbon

by @ 7:01 am. Filed under Business, Personal, Technology

Some of you will know what i’m talking about.

The Ribbon as it appears in MS Word 2007
(The Ribbon as it appears in MS Word 2007)

In the newest versions of MS Office there is the new “Ribbon”, rather than the normal toolbars.

For those of us familiar with the old style of such things we’re screwed:

“There is no way to delete or replace the Ribbon with the toolbars and menus from the earlier versions of Microsoft Office.”

And of course there is no way to complain to MS about it either. Figures eh?

I just love it when we get force-fed a new standard.

2 Responses to “The Ribbon”

  1. Jen Says:

    Is this not the most annoying thing ever? Honestly. Get us all used to doing something for 20 damn years, and then HA! Its all different! You’ll never find your formatting buttons again! Want to right justify something? TOO BAD!! MUHAHAHAHA! Stupid Microsoft. Sometimes new is NOT also better. I’ll be sticking with StarOffice at home and they can have my Office2003 at work when they pry it from my cold dead fingers. (Though I’d happily switch to StarOffice at work, too, if I could ever convince the Boss to do it.)

  2. Sarah Says:

    I’ve actually had to try to use the ribbon to configure things on the one 2007 machine in the office. Oh, how very much I look forward to ripping it out by the roots and putting 2003 on that machine.

    It’s not AS evil as it could have been, but goodness it’s unpleasant.

Leave a Reply

 

Lasivian's small corner of the web.
(Please wipe your browser before entering so you don't track in mud)

Internal Pages:

Categories:

The text MUD I frequent:

|o=o=o=o=o=o==o=o=o=o=o=o|
|........................|
|.%%DRAGON%%SWORDS%%MUD%%|
|..@8[////]8(|{%%%%%%>>..|
|........................|
|.Come battle in a world.|
|.with hundreds of areas.|
|.and 2400 player levels.|
|..You can quest, brew,..|
|..gain skills & spells..|
|..mine, backstab, chat,.|
|..level, study, scribe,.|
|..create poisons, pvp,..|
|..remort and tons more!.|
|........................|
|.Join us now by telnet:.|
|..dragonswordsmud.com ..|
|.......Port:1234........|
|........................|
|www.dragonswordsmud.com.|
|....Newbies Welcome!....|
|........................|

|o=o=o=o=o=o==o=o=o=o=o=o|


Misc:

Si hoc legere scis mimium eruditionis habes

Does your brain hurt yet?

retesostft vntphoim enuni toegtieittyft nece n tiog siheun sec eevd go doyvweelprnnstt ievtg h i tieosddfrntea ytiedtt uryrieyhmhsug rer hieoywle unie tnxeref nfls ettdsiedte fnsiei fdhfZ

(I can't remember how I encrypted this cipher , the first person to crack it gets 10$ via Paypal.)

My Email:

01001010011101010111001101110 10000100000011010000110100101 10010001101001011011100110011 10010000001101101011110010010 00000110010101101101011000010 11010010110110000100000011010 01011011100010000001110000011 01100011000010110100101101110 00100000011100110110100101100 11101101000011101000000110100 00101000001101000010100100110 00110000101110011011010010111 01100110100101100001011011100 10000000110011101101101011000 01011010010110110000101110011 000110110111101101101
WTF?

Time until the fool the majority of voters did not vote for is out of the White House:

Search Posts:

Archives:

October 2008
S M T W T F S
« Sep   Nov »
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031  

External Links:

Things i've read lately:

QR Codes

(Scan these on your cellphone)

My website URL

My E-mail

other:

44 queries. 0.357 seconds