Wednesday, March 08, 2006

The Long Road to Contextual Tabs

Office 2007 user interface...

"Contextual Tabs are among the most important components of the Office 2007 user interface. They provide quick access to the contextual features which work with an object, much like context menus do. When you're working on a table, we add the Table Tools to the set of features presented. When there's no table present, the Table Tools are gone, greatly simplifying the Office apps. I wrote a whole post detailing how Contextual Tabs work last fall.

But coming to this design didn't come quickly or easily."   continued ...   (Via Jesen Harris's blog)

contextual tabs

Contextual Tabs


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