The ribbon is a user interface concept first introduced in Microsoft Office 2007. It is, in essence, a tabbed set of toolbars.

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Where'd my ribbon tabs go in ms-access?

In MS access 2010, if I create a brand new project, the ribbon has a lot of options and actions. But if I open an existing project, created in MS access 2003, I can't see any of those tabs. Does ...
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What's the easiest way to distribute ribbon customizations to a mass amount of users?

I want to remove a specific button from displaying in the Outlook 2010 toolbar/ribbon. I've already made the change on an individual machine and it seems to work fine. How can I distribute a change ...
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Create button in Powerpoint 2013 ribbon that opens a hyperlink

I'd like to create a button that automatically opens a hyperlink from Powerpoint. It's easy enough to create a hyperlink in Powerpoint (Insert -> Hyperlink) and then click on that hyperlink. I want ...
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Windows 8 Start Screen ribbon mysteriously replaced by context menu, how to reverse?

When I first set up Windows 8 (core edition) on my desktop PC, it showed the following behavior when I right-clicked a start screen tile: It was possible to right-click multiple tiles and use the ...
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How to get rid of macro leftovers in Excel?

Old macro workbook from Microsoft samples gallery left items on the ADD-INS ribbon tab, highlighted by yellow: These cannot be deleted or at least I don't know where to find them – see Customize ...
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How to create a custom “Shapes” menu in Powerpoint

By the "Shapes Menu," I mean the menu that you get to from the ribbon by going to Home -> Shapes. I would like to either: Choose my own shapes for within the Shapes menu, including changing the ...
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CustomUI for Word 2010, scrollable control (defined by XML)

I'm developing a toolbar for a new Word 2010 template (.dotm). In the picture below I'm trying to describe what I want to mimic: the scrollbar-look-a-like element thing which displays available ...
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Excel: Keyboard shortcuts to navigate Ribbon Menu Tabs

Is there a keyboard shortcut to navigate between (for example) the Home Tab and the Insert Tab in the ribbon menu in Excel (2010). Like ctrl+tab in a browser to switch tabs. Pretty sure I've seen ...
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Hide Explorer Ribbon Bar group headers in Windows 8

Ho can I hide the group header names in Windows 8 Explorer from Ribbon Bar. Like in given below image last group "Options" don't have any header while other have their respective headers. Is there any ...
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Autohotkey WinMenuSelectItem and MSOffice Word Ribbon

Is it possible to invoke the MS Office Word Ribbons with WinMenuSelectIem? Or is there a way to manage the Office Ribbons via ahk?
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Add “New Journal entry” to “Home (Mail)” ribbon tab in Outlook 2013

In Outlook 2010, I had a custom group in my Home (Mail) tab on the ribbon, which had (among other commands) "New Journal entry" in it. Everything worked fine. I had to upgrade to Outlook 2013, and ...
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customize access 2010 Ribbon

I have notice Microsoft provide 2 verions of guildline to customize Access Ribbon, one for version 2007, other for 2010. ...
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How to disable ribbon keytips?

Since Microsoft Office 2007, ribbon toolbar has been added. When I press Alt key, ribbon keytips will show. How can I disable keytips showing? So that when I press Alt key, I want nothing to ...
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Windows 8 Remember ribbon settings

Windows 8 explorer has ribbon interface and I'm frequently using it. The features I use most, located in View tab and Home tab. I never used Share tab. But if I'm setting something in View tab, ...
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Where is missing searchbar left-hand panel in MS Access 2007?

I recently opened a reporting database in Access 2007 that appears to be missing a search bar in the database objects panel. I'm familiar with MS Access, but not the new ribbon functionality. How do ...
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Reordering styles in Microsoft Word 2007

I copied one document into another document and it seems that Heading 1 is now moved to a different location int he toolbar (ribbon). Now heading 2 till 6 are visible and on the next line (which I ...
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Word 2010 ribbon tab cycling

Is there a hotkey (or possibility to set one) for tabbing through those ribbon tabs (Home, Insert, etc) in Word 2010? By "tabbing through" I mean similar to the behavior of cycling through open tabs ...
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Word as editor in Outlook 2010

Word is the default editor for Outklook messages. How can I make the Word ribbons (which may include custom functions) visible when editing a message?
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Excel 2010 - how do you clear a RibbonX dropDown control?

I'm struggling to clear a dropDown selection via VBA code in Excel 2010. The reason I want to do this is because the onAction event doesn't fire if you click the same item consecutively without ...
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How do I bring back the ribbon in Office 2010?

The ribbon in Excel 2010 appears when I click on Home or Insert or one of the other tabs, but disappears again when I go back to editing my document. I'd like it to always be visible - how can I get ...
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Restore OneNote Ribbon from backup

I made a full system backup (drive image) of my machine, then re-installed everything. I went from Windows 7 Home-Premium to Professional. I can't figure out what files I need to restore from the ...
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How can I define template specific Ribbons in Word 2010?

In older versions of Microsoft Word one could define menus and toolbars and store them in templates. They only appeared when the corresponding templates are loaded. I want the same effect with Ribbons ...
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Excel 2010: Home tab is blank

A user on our network has somehow managed to empty out their home tab in Excel. I've not had much luck finding a fix on Google. Does anyone have any ideas how to fix this? The tab cannot be ...
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In Microsoft Office Outlook 2010, how can I manually purge mails that are marked for deletion in IMAP folders?

As described in the header I can not find the button for purging mails manually that I have marked for deletion in an IMAP folder. The Problem only occours in Outlook 2010
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Certain tabs in Word ribbon cannot be selected

for some reason I can't access the tabs tables, charts and smart art in word. the other tabs work fine these are just "grayed out" and inaccessible. Thoughts?
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Word 2010 ribbon make small icons

I'm reconfiguring a ribbon in Word 2010 to include existing buttons, but they are large in the UI. How do I make them small icons?
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Speeding Up the Ribbon in Microsoft Office

Has anyone found a Registry Hack or some other way of making the ribbon in Microsoft Office faster? I'm talking about load time. On every computer I've ever used Office 2007 or 2010 there is a slight ...
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Outlook 2007 does not have a ribbon

I have outlook 2007 installed (12.0.6514.5000) on my work computer. I just installed Bowie to allow integration with outlook and TFS. Most of the features for that plugin are based on the Ribbon. ...
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Are menus dead?

I downloaded Office 2010 and have been fiddling with Excel and found the UI to be excellent. However, unless I'm missing it, menus are nowhere to be found. Are they done?