Microsoft Word Help
Microsoft Word Help
Microsoft Word Help with step-by-step on how to add or remove a
menu command. You will also learn how to change the position of the menu
commands, how to reset them and how to change keyboard shortcuts.
Microsoft Word Help - Customize Word
You can make Word work your way by putting the menu commands in different
places, inventing your own keyboard shortcuts for executing commands, and even
creating your own toolbars.
Changing The Menu Commands
You can decide for yourself which menu commands appear on which menus.
can also add macros, fonts, AutoText entries, and styles to menus.
Microsoft Word help you in doing
so is easy, and if you make a mistake, going back to the original menus is easy,
To remove, add or change position of the menu commands, follow these steps:
||Choose Tools from the menu bar, and select Customize.
the Commands tab.
the Categories list, select the menu you want to
If you're adding a macro, font, AutoText entry, or
style to a menu, scroll to the bottom of the Categories
list and select it.
The commands that are on the menu you
chose appear in the Commands list on the right.
||Choose the command the you want to change from the
You can click the Description
button to read a description of the command if you aren't
quite sure what it does.
you do next depends on whether you want to remove a
command from a menu, add a command to a menu, or change
its position on a menu.
With Microsoft Word help, changing menu commands requires
moving the mouse-pointer out of the Customize
dialog box and clicking the menu bar.
To remove a menu command,
move the mouse-pointer over the menu that holds
the command you want to remove and click gently.
That's right-click the name, as you normally would
if you were pulling it down to choose one of its
When the menu appears, click the menu
command you want to remove, and drag it off the
You see a gray rectangle above the pointer
and an X below it.
Release the mouse button after
you have dragged the menu command away from the
To add a menu command to a
menu, drag it from the Commands list in the
Customize dialog box to the menu itself.
do this, you see a gray rectangle above the
pointer and a + below it.
Move the pointer over
the menu to which you want to add the command.
The menu appears. Gently drag the mouse-pointer
down the menu to the spot where you want the
command to be listed.
A black line appears on the
menu to show where your command will go.
command is in the right spot, release the mouse
Microsoft Word help by placing this
automatically where you position the mouse.
To change the
position of a command on a menu, move the
mouse-pointer out of the Customize dialog box and
gently click on the menu whose command you want to
Then drag the mouse-pointer up or down the
list of commands.
A black line shows where the
command will move when you release the mouse
When the black line is in the right spot,
let go of the mouse button.
you want the menu changes you make to be made to a
template other then Normal.dot or the template you are
working in, choose the template in the Save In
If you wish that you hadn't messed with the menus,
Microsoft Word help you to set them back as they were,
TOOLS ► CUSTOMIZE,
click the COMMANDS tab,
move the mouse-pointer out
of the dialog box
RIGHT-CLICK on the name of
whose commands you fooled with,
choose RESET from the shortcut menu.
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