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The first appearance of pull-down menus with a menu bar at the top of the window instead of the top of the screen, which is how Microsoft Windows still does things. By this point, the development team had given up on using a single scroll bar for both horizontal and vertical scrolling. The interface is starting to look very much like what the Mac shipped with in 1984.
Credit: Photos courtesy Bill Atkinson. Captions adapted from Andy Hertzfeld's book "Revolution in the Valley."
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Time line: Three decades of Apple innovation The products, people and events that shaped the Mac maker.
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Gallery 2: Radical shift Soft-key based UI becomes mouse/windows-based.
Gallery 3: Lisa desktop Creating double-click, menu bars and more.
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