25. Customizing the Word Interface

Word 2016 is very customizable. You not only can change what’s on the status bar and Quick Access toolbar, but also can add your own custom groups to Ribbon tabs and can even create your own tabs. This chapter explains all the customization options in Word 2016 so you can set up Word exactly the way you like it for maximum productivity.

Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar

The Quick Access toolbar (QAT) is the row of buttons near the File tab in the top-left corner of the Word window. By default, the Save, Undo, and Redo/Repeat buttons appear on the QAT. In addition, if you have a touchscreen, the Touch/Mouse Mode button also appears there.

You can change its position (either above or below the Ribbon), ...

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