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The Microsoft® Crabby Office Lady Tells It Like It Is: Secrets to Surviving Office Life by Annik Stahl

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Chapter Three. Go Ahead and Nest: Customizing Office

Style is the mind skating circles around itself while it moves forward.

Robert Frost

Whether you’re conventional or conceptual, strait-laced or silly, you can make Microsoft Office look and work the way you want it to. Let’s customize your Office programs to suit your way of working and your delicate sensibilities.

What Does Default Mean?

When you first install Office (or if it came preinstalled on that brand-spankin’-new computer you bought), its settings–toolbars, buttons, your working folder, the template that opens when you create a new document, spreadsheet, or whatever–are installed and set up in one specific way, known as the default settings. For example, some toolbars are already showing ...

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