[thechat] microsoft rant (part 3)

Beau Hartshorne beau at members.evolt.org
Mon Mar 18 11:09:00 CST 2002

> Why is the menu for my application completely at the top *outside* of
> window where the application runs?  I can't get used to that. I swear
> time I go looking for a menu at the top of my application window, only
> remember that it sits outside of it.

Motor memory. The file and edit menus are in the same spot, always. When
you use a Mac long enough, you don't have to look for the file menu or
the edit menu. Your hand will "remember" how to get there, just like
your hand "knows" how to type.


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