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Special Edition Using Microsoft® Office XP by Woody Leonhard, Ed Bott

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Customizing Built-In Menus

If you've mastered the art of customizing toolbars, you already know how to modify menus. That's because Office menus are simply toolbars without icons. You can mix and match menus and buttons on any toolbar; in fact, the default menu bar in each Office application is actually just another toolbar, and you can rearrange top-level items as well as menu items and even submenus.

In this section, we show you how to rearrange the built-in menus in any Office application; how to add new menus to any Office toolbar (whether it's the built-in variety or a custom toolbar you create); and how to modify right-click shortcut menus in Word, PowerPoint, and Access.

Rearranging Pull-Down Menus

Customizing the default menus for any ...

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