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Windows was completed 12 years ago
Authored by: Anonymous on Sunday, November 18 2012 @ 05:27 PM EST
You unfortunately have a point there. Switching from WP 5.1
to Word was hell and it's stil not as good now.

But what is worse, they do the UI changing thing to sell you
something 'new' making it worse for use.

The ribbon interface is wonderful for my mum. But since when
are the elderly the target market for Office? All the power
users that I know, including myself, hate it. The UI gets in
the way of doing more complex things in favour of making
already simple things more simple.

I can see myself using something like LibreOffice in the
future, provided they can resist the urge to copy MS Office
and people make serious on open data standards. Instead of
MS stacking forums to get their 'standard' rubber stamped.

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