We have published some useful tips and tricks for getting the most out of Office and This article compiles 10 of the best tips and tricks we have covered. Create a Customized Tab on the Office Ribbon Office included the new Ribbon interface which some people found awkward and confusing to use. However, Office added a new feature that allows you to create your own custom tabs on the Ribbon. You can group specific commands that you use most often on your custom tabs for faster and easier document creation and editing.
You can further customize the Office interface by adding commands to the Quick Access Toolbar. This provides one-click access to your most-used commands. The following article shows you how to backup the Ribbon and the Quick Access Toolbar in Word, but the same method works in the other Office programs.
If you skipped over Office , you may be having trouble locating your favorite commands from Office on the new Ribbon interface. Microsoft created and interactive guide to the new Ribbon interface in Office to help smooth the transition from Office to Office The following provides a link to the interactive guides and also shows you how to install them on your computer for offline access.
The article also provides a link to interactive guides for learning where commands are in Office However, if you really miss the familiar menus and toolbars from Office , you can get them back in Office The following article shows you how to use a tool, called UBitMenu, to bring back the Office menus and toolbars in Office , and even how to hide the extra Ribbon tabs to make Office more like Office However, there is a quicker way of inserting different styles of horizontal lines.
The following article shows you the keyboard shortcuts for inserting the different styles of horizontal lines to save you time. You can do this directly in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. The following article shows you how to crop pictures in Word, but the method is the same in Excel and PowerPoint. The following article shows you how to center pictures and other objects in Word and PowerPoint ; however, the method is nearly identical in The following article shows you how to use Word to take screenshots and paste them directly into your document.
The following article shows you how to restrict editing and encrypt your documents in Word. You can also apply encryption to Excel and PowerPoint documents. However, you can only restrict editing in Word and Excel.
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