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Hey Adobe, stop changing interfaces and ENOUGH WITH THE STUPID QUIPS. "When in doubt make a layout", "Let's design great graphics ...Really?

Hey Adobe, stop changing interfaces and ENOUGH WITH THE STUPID QUIPS. "When in doubt make a layout", "Let's design great graphics today Brian", "Put your projects into focus today" ...Really? I use Adobe for my job, I am already doing these things, I dont need a fucking reminder from YOU to do my job. STOP IT.

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  • Beau Barnett commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    it's like a thorn in my repetitive strain injury every time i see it. who's the brainiac who thought people who sling these types of slogans every minute, every day, would want to see another every time they open a file.

  • Evan commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Soon, Adobe will give us something like the infamous 'Clippy' in Word.

    “Hey Bro! It looks like you're trying to adjust your margins! Would you like me to move your entire design around and ***** everything up for you too?"

    Oh wait...they already did that with the whole Layout Adjustment debacle.

    Treat us like professionals, please.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yeah. This is so lame. Adobe is becoming a kind of early 2000s Microsoft, stuck with outdated code that would take too long to refactor, trying to cover it all up with attitude. Adobe is no longer a cool, hip, exciting software company, and I'd be totally cool with that, if it didn't look like a dad trying too hard at a kid's party.

  • Old School commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Agree with the OP, here , although I've generally appreciated Adobe software over the years.

    Perhaps most people won't care much, and it's not the biggest deal in the world, but I did not give this application permission to talk to me (and address me by name) as if it personally knows me. It doesn't. This kind of pseudo-human connection from an inanimate piece of software is part of a larger creepy and stupid trend society must now endure more of due to the "internet of things" and other similar nonsense.

    These sad surrogates for genuine human connection that once took place among human beings is spreading like disease, and no, it's not cute. In the wise words of the late George Carlin: "It's B.S. and it's bad for ya."

    Now let's knock it off and grow up.

  • Deb commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I agree with Anonymous. Adobe, please hire grown-ups to design your user interfaces. Save your cutesy condescending messages for social media where they might actually give a ****.

  • Allen commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    The startup page should use its real estate for more important things, like controlling the Recents list. It's also insulting to the intelligence of the user to throw pep-talk at her or him. Professional tools are the WRONG place for this kind of condescending, childish, totally irrelevant noise.

  • Dave commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I don't mind the start menu; I like the interface fine. But I don't need the cheery-beery greetings, like: "When in doubt, make a layout". Seriously lame.

    ADVICE: Keep your day job, leave the poetry to the poets.

  • Colin Flashman commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    If you want to hide the start menu for good, uncheck the 'show "start" Workspace when no documents are open' checkbox in the preferences/general.
    If having no luck with this, make a new blank text file in notepad or textedit and add the following line:
    app.generalPreferences.showWhatsNewOnStartup = false;
    save the file as "goawaystartupscreen.jsx" and save it to the following location:
    /Applications/Adobe InDesign CC 2019/Scripts/startup scripts/goawaystartupscreen.jsx

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Dear Adobe, please stop with the totally dorky "PUT YOUR PROJECTS IN DISORDER TODAY" This idiotic pop-up went away for a couple of days and now it's back with a vengeance. Momentarily I thought you had come to your senses. Adobe CC 18 please grow up. At least, give us the option of turning it off. Whose stupid idea was this anyway. What an idiot.

  • Don Gosney commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I'm just using PS and am REALLY getting tired of the "Put your projects into focus today" window. Should I really have to pay $600 a year to have to close this window a couple of hundred times per day? We don't even know what this window is called so we don't know what to look for to disable it.

  • Mary S commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I agree that these condescending and fake-friendly messages are childish and annoying for someone who has been using Adobe products and their predecessors for 30+ years. I want an option to disable those home screen messages.

  • Maik commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    How do you have such? I've never seen Indesign or any other Adobe tool giving me tips or nagging me.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Hey Adobe, stop changing interfaces and ENOUGH WITH THE STUPID QUIPS. "When in doubt make a layout", "Let's design great graphics today Brian", "Put your projects into focus today" ...Really? I use Adobe for my job, I am already doing these things, I dont need a fucking reminder from YOU to do my job. STOP IT.

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