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November 1st, 2013 by
Over the past few years, Microsoft® has introduced updates to the user interface (UI) for its Office programs. Microsoft® Office 2013 is all about being touch-screen friendly, and Microsoft® Office 2007 brought the Ribbon interface. The Microsoft® Ribbon was designed to be easier to use than the nested drop-down menus of yore. These days, it’s what we’re used to seeing when working with their tools — and we’ve come to appreciate the ease-of-use, guidance, and clear workflow overview it provides. If you were at the COMSOL Conference 2013 or have been keeping up with social media, you may have heard about the upcoming UI change to COMSOL Multiphysics® as well. Here’s the philosophy behind introducing a ribbon to the COMSOL® interface for version 4.4.
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