Surprise : my "visual" tool is becoming grey

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I'm a bit disappointed because my prefered visual tool (Mindmanager) has all its icons turned to grey in it's latest version (even with the color option activated). It's difficult to find rapidly the proper command in the icon ruban as they  are all looking the same. For a visual's disturbing, even worse : when presenting the tool to others, it is against it's own message.
Please let visual people have the option for a colorful icon ruban (this could be an optional choice).
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Nigel Goult (Olympic)

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I agree. The loss of familiarity with the interface has slowed down my use when working in 2016.
It would be nice if there was an option to re-instate/select the original interface as well as the options currently offered.
Just because Microsoft does something does not mean it is a good idea to follow in their footsteps although I can understand the desire to do so.
Incidentally I have the same issue now with using Microsoft Visual Studio. VS 2010 is really nicely colored, VS 2015 is awful. Almost enough to make me continue using VS 2010.


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Though MS is using a 'flatter' interface for Office 2016, I think the MindManager 2016 interface is not really on par with Office. There's more colour in the Office interface... also, see how MindManager is using strange icons for things like copy/pasting vs the known icons and layout in Office.