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For example if I use the Insert tab and then click in the document, the Ribbon goes back to Home. How to make the Insert tab stick, that is for Word to stay on the last tab I have used?

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It doesn't go back to Home, unless you click on Home or scroll up with the mouse with your pointer in the ribbon. It generally stays in the last used tab – pratnala Dec 30 '12 at 9:41
@Pratyush Nalam see my answer – Theta30 Jan 18 '13 at 0:48
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The issue appears when you clicked "Collapse the Ribbon" or the Word is set up with it. It is not a bug, but rather something a novice might not know. To solve it, go to the right of the ribbon and pin it-there is a small pin that you click. Or right click and uncheck "Collapse the Ribbon".

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Ah now I get it! – pratnala Jan 18 '13 at 6:15

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