I would go with the tabbed bar.
* It is somewhat scalable (e.g. for potential addons ) by adding tabs if
* It is similar to the MS office style
** It makes it easier for people who want to switch from MSO
** It can be a good argument for decision makers that it is like
applications people know.
** I assume MS made quite some effort to get the ribbon concept right so
doing something similar is likely to be a good idea.
All this might be better estimated with a usability test comparing the
alternatives in depth, but as long as we did not do this, I would
suggest above reasoning.
Am 29.03.2018 um 18:23 schrieb Heiko Tietze:
On 29.03.2018 18:02, Pedro Rosmaninho wrote:
IMO, the Groupedbar should be the chosen one.
Here are the reasons why I think it is the most suited one:
1 - *It has a unique look among Office suites
2 - It's distinctive from the Ribbon UI
That was my question. Personally I wouldn't go with the Groupedbar because it has no advantage
over classic toolbars, there is a lot of unclear movement, and I doubt that Benjamin find his way
easily through the options. Not saying it's bad design.
And your reasons are different from the originally discussed idea to make it easy to switch from
other programs: "It's encouraged to have Notebookbars that simulate alternative programs but
"crazy" ideas with completely new UI approaches are also welcome."
But it's up to the community, which is first the design team. So more opinions please.
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