Installation Surprise #2: Another thing about the new FrameMaker 8 that Adobe hasn’t mentioned is immediately apparent after installation — the program now has a tabbed interface and the toolbar has received a colorful (if somewhat half-hearted) makeover.

Adobe FrameMaker 8 Tabbed Interface

FrameMaker users have been complaining for years about the antiquated interface, and while a tab bar and a few garish icons certainly aren’t anything to brag about, it is nice to see that someone has been listening to the lists.