Wednesday, March 22, 2006

There's No Place Like Home

Selecting names for the first tab in Office 2007 ...

"A long-open issue in the designs of the Ribbon content for the Office 2007 programs has been what to name the first tab of the programs.

In Beta 1, Word's first tab is called "Write," Excel's first tab is called "Sheet," and PowerPoint's first tab is called "Slides."

Where did these names come from? Well, we made them up. We thought it was important that the names of the tabs helped describe what that tab was used for--but the first tab proved the most challenging."   continued ...   (Via Jensen Harris)

Office 2007 Tabs - User Interface Design, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Ergonomics

Office 2007 Tabs


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