Just in case for the last 30 years you were unable to tell the difference between different open windows - Windows 11 is here to help.
A huge amount of box shadow to really make those smaller windows fly
...for some reason
@pswilde Because they removed window borders, and made everything the same colour. You have to have *some* way of identifying active / inactive windows.
@wizzwizz4 Sure, and curved the corners so nobody gets hurt.
But does the box shadow need to be soooo dammmmmmned biiiiiiiig?
@pswilde Honestly, that's the least offensive thing in that screenshot.
Who designed that UI‽ The context menu at the top appears to be associated with the window itself – or, after dismissing that interpretation, the entirety of what's below the fold… It just completely ignores all the UI idioms I know of.
@wizzwizz4 Oh yeah, for sure.
It's utterly horrid.
At least the update went fairly smoothly so I can rest assured when my clients end up updating it's all going to go perfectly to plan....... who am I kidding‽ It's going to be hell.
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