The Quick Access Toolbar is a customizable toolbar that contains a set of commands that are independent of the tab on the ribbon that is currently displayed. You can move the Quick Access Toolbar from one of the two possible locations, and you can add buttons that represent commands to the Quick Access Toolbar.
What do you want to do?
- Add a command to the Quick Access Toolbar
- On the ribbon, click the appropriate tab or group to display the command that you want to add to the Quick Access Toolbar.
- Right-click the command, and then click Add to Quick Access Toolbar on the shortcut menu.
- Add a command to the Quick Access Toolbar that isn't on the ribbon
- Right-click any button on the ribbon and select More Commands... in the popup menu.
- That will open a special dialog box with all toolbars and commands, and the Ribbon, the Status Bar, and the Quick Access Toolbar will switch to the edit mode. When you are satisfied with the changes, close the dialog box.
- Remove a command from the Quick Access Toolbar
- Right-click the command you want to remove from the Quick Access Toolbar, and then click Remove from Quick Access Toolbar on the shortcut menu.
- Move the Quick Access Toolbar
- If you don't want the Quick Access Toolbar to be displayed in its current location, you can move it to the other location. If you find that the default location next to the program icon is too far from your work area to be convenient, you might want to move it closer to your work area. The location below the ribbon encroaches on the work area. Therefore, if you want to maximize the work area, you might want to keep the Quick Access Toolbar in its default location.
- Click Customize Quick Access Toolbar Button. In the list, click Show Below the Ribbon or Show Above the Ribbon.