+1 Nigel Verity. The illustration may appeal to a lot of people. I know a lot 
of people see LO suite is "old-fashioned"

I am using Notebook bar for a long time now and it works fine for me. I am not 
sure if the developers see some hidden problem with it for keeping it 
experimental.


Sincerely,
Sreekanth V K

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On Friday, November 9, 2018 5:53 PM, Nigel Verity <nigelver...@hotmail.com> 
wrote:

> Hi
>
> I am a newcomer to the LibreOffice marketing group so, first, greetings to 
> everybody.
>
> Now that the Notebook bar is no longer going to be an experimental feature 
> perhaps the question of the default setting needs to be addressed.
>
> When encouraging somebody to migrate from MS Office, if the first 
> configuration they see is the classic menu bar then I can well imagine the 
> reaction being that LO is "old fashioned". Defaulting to the Notebookbar 
> should create an instant feeling of familiarity for such users. However, if 
> that were to become the default we would be reinforcing the sense that LO is 
> an MS Office clone, without emphasising the configurability advantage that LO 
> has.
>
> A lot of people still prefer the classic menu bar and find it far more 
> intuitive. I am one of them. Perhaps on first run after installation the user 
> could be presented with a welcome screen which illustrates the visual 
> differences between the two menu types, and allows the user to select one or 
> the other to be their personal default from that point onwards.
>
> Just a thought.
>
> Nige
>
>
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