First Look: Microsoft Office 2013
Maybe it is just me... But looking at the flattened UI, it reminds me of Windows 3.1... We are going full circle, aren't we?
History Will Revere Bill Gates and Forget Steve Jobs, Says Author
13 in Chinese is read as "ten three". and for that matter, 23 is read as "two ten three"...and so on... but i really doubt this has an effect on learning calculus or even maths in general...
Apple Has Spent More Than $100 Million Suing Android Manufacturers
Someone or some company should probably make a phone that is circular in shape like a disc, and all the GUI so far (that runs on a squarish screen) will probably no longer apply.... or will it still?
Open Source IDE GAMBAS Reaches 3.0
Pascal? I certainly think that is a good programming language for learning purposes... at least back in the days when Java wasn't born yet... It's readable, non-cryptic...
Bill Gates Takes the Stand In WordPerfect Trial
I can still (vaguely) remember the keystrokes for search, indent, blocking (selecting), copying, pasting, etc... for WP5.1 on DOS.. That was the best word processor I have ever used... I have a difficult time doing indents in Word even today.... Sadly, WP's user base for it has shrunk since Windows took over DOS.... I missed the Reveal Codes badly.. That's the feature that no other word processing software is able to replicate...
Looking Back On a Year of LibreOffice
I would say if it can "package some features" together into new options, it would be better. Eg, "top/bottom/left/right margins" into "narrow", "wide", "book"..., and double-clicking the top/bottom margin areas open up the header and footer edit.
ps: i love reveal codes too... but sadly, wordperfect is no longer popular nowadays...
Ask Slashdot: CS Grads Taking IT Jobs?
Can't agree more.. Real CS jobs only exists in academia, defense science, R&D institutions that can afford PhDs... Anywhere else, it's called IT..
Microsoft 'Ribbonizes' Windows 8 File Manager
Before Netscape, buttons were small.
Netscape make it big, with icons and text in one button.
Then IE followed the same, and few iterations later, text goes to the side, and few iterations later, text gone again.
So, will IE get the ribbon? If MS is so adamant about ribbonizing, I expect IE to do the same.
Most People Have Never Heard of CTRL+F
probably not as much as you. Ribbon is good for newbies who has never used any office suites... For users used to the old way of doing things, as the saying goes, old habits die hard.. I am still figuring out where to find the function I need every time I need it... It doesn't come automatic to me.
Most People Have Never Heard of CTRL+F
People are just used to use the mouse to do all things... Only people like me (yeah, i am not young anymore) who have used Wordstar, WordPerfect, and all those programs in the old DOS days are more likely to still continue to use keystrokes combinations to do things...
and I seriously hate the Ribbon menu.. I believe the Button menu can do whatever the Ribbon does... don't understand why MS wants to change it...
Ask Slashdot: Best Small-Footprint Modern Browser?
you are on windows? why not just use IE ?
WP7 Predicted To Beat iPhone By 2015
windows phone is a silly name... i rather they call windows mobile
First Look At Chrome 10
can i adjust the max width of my bookmark menu when i pull them out? can i fix the status bar permanently at the bottom?
Episode I 3D Release Date Announced
why not spend time and money to do Ep 7,8,9? I know I know, it is supposed to only contain 6 episodes.. or was it?
For Firefox 4, You'll Need To Wait Until 2011
I don't really like the FF4's GUI... maybe it's just me... I prefer FF3's or even Chrome's.
My Automobile Gets __ MPG
I am getting 19 KM/L (44.7 MPG) on a Civic Hybrid 2009 (non-US version). I am striving to improve on this number.
Google's Chrome OS To Launch In Fall
I really think this is just GNU/Linux with a Chrome-like GUI slapped on it... And it looks so basic...
If Google can make it as comprehensive as "Aqua GUI + Mac OS X", and run on PCs and notebooks, not just netbooks, then it could potentially rival Windows and even OS X too...
Will Tabbed Windows Be the Next Big Thing?
It looks like virtual desktops in the form of tabs. Instead of putting a bunch of windows in deskop1 and another bunch in desktop2, now I put a bunch of windows in windows-tab1 and another bunch in windows-tab2. What am I missing?
Show Office 2007 Who's the Boss
have not really used the new versions of the s/w with ribbons, but from images, it seems to take up much real estate of the screen. i can't stand anything beyond the thickness of the 2 toolbars - the standard file menu toolbar and one more (using small icons, no text, or with text beside it).
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