2009 UI Still Lives!!!

I personally am quite happy with the Ribbon, particularly with the new enhancements.

But out of curiousity, I just thought I would see if the Classic UI is still alive in 2011 – and it is!


So if you want to continue to rebel against the previously named DLM (Drunken Leprechaun Mode), that option is still open to you.

However, I sense that the aforementioned Leprechaun is starting to sober up…

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Hi Luke,

I don't understand why people are afraid to move onto Revit 2011. I know that 2010 was an issue with the UI but the new look and feel from 2011 is far better than 2010 and 2009 ever was. I find that I can find my tools far quicker with this new UI than I did with any of the older programs.

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It is amazing how the vast majorityof revit users don't get it. They believe the ribbon is new andmodern and that the other UI is oldand "classic". After all- the ribbon does have new eye-candy and artful icons. But revit itself is not old enough to be a classic anything. Photoshop is similar to revit in the sense that you have large numbersof commands to be changing while you are working on something. With photoshop you click a tab and the menu drops down vertically- that is the fastest way. No matter how artful it all looks-there is only two… Read more »

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Sorry about posting twice-but I believe this follow-upis worthwhile. I do think it would have beena better choice to modernizethe drop-down menu approach forRevit like Photoshop did. BUT we are well into the horizontalmenu (ribbon) for Revit and way too many Revit users now like it- slower or not. The ribbon really is modern and it'severywhere in computer programs. It'sjust debatable whether it's suitablefor complex programs like Revit- butAutodesk has done a good job with itfor 2011. Has anyone noticed that the Revit native UI has just been sitting there in the background doing nothing for two years? If it… Read more »