Turning Off or Customizing the Ribbon

As you learned in Chapter 1, you can also customize the Ribbon—only a little compared to the full-on changes you can make to the toolbars and the menu bar—but still enough to help. You can control the Ribbon's behavior and appearance, and you can choose which tabs appear and their order.

You can also turn the Ribbon off completely. We start with this topic.

NOTE: While using this book as a reference, you'll probably find it easiest to keep the Ribbon onscreen with all its standard tabs displayed. If you hide or customize the Ribbon, finding the commands you need will be harder.

Turning the Ribbon Off So It Doesn't Appear

Collapsing the Ribbon gives you more screen space, but you may want to try turning ...

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