Tim -

Thanks again for that. My copy of Office 2007 still uses headline
capitalization in the menus and ribbon. Are your sure you've seen
sentence case? I've checked Outlook, Word and PowerPoint.


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> Windows Vista does not follow this new UI guideline. Office 2007 does.
> The guideline includes an exception "For legacy applications you may
> use title-style capitalization for command buttons, menus, and column
> headings if necessary to avoid mixing capitalization styles." So I
> guess Windows Vista is considered a legacy application.

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