Office 2007 - First thoughts
I've finally taken the plunge and installed Office 2007
and thought I would blog my first thoughts (I still have Office 2003
just in case)
As always with a new version there are some things that you think "thats
neat". An example is the 3 column view in Outlook that provides task and
calendar summary whilst in the mail section. I know something similar was in
outlook today but that was useless as I never went to Outlook Today.
"Where the hell is the File menu?". As has been said many times before the
Ribbon experience takes a little getting used to. But I do believe the hype that
after a few days of floundering productivity should resume. I can see real
benefit in the ribbon when designing/formatting documents in Word, Excel and
Powerpoint. What previously would require a number of clicks through different
menus and dialogs can now be donw very easily and generally with auto
Thats all for now.