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Q: Missing Items in MS Word's Standard toolbar ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: Missing Items in MS Word's Standard toolbar
Category: Computers > Software
Asked by: plt-ga
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Posted: 09 Jan 2005 23:39 PST
Expires: 08 Feb 2005 23:39 PST
Question ID: 454860
In MS Word's Standard Toolbar, there is missing the "FILE" and "EDIT"
items. All other items, such as VIEW, INSERT, FORMAT, etc. are

How can I get "FILE" and "EDIT" to show on the Toolbar?
Subject: Re: Missing Items in MS Word's Standard toolbar
Answered By: answerguru-ga on 10 Jan 2005 00:20 PST
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hi plt-ga,

All toolbars within Word (and the entire Office suite) are entirely
customizable. In order to get back the File and Edit dropdown menus,
do the following:

1. Open Word
2. Go to View > Toolbars > Customize
3. Select the Commands tab and select the 'Built in Menus' category
4. Under the list of commands, you should see both File and Edit
5. Click and drag each of the desired dropdowns from the list to the
appropriate place on the Standard toolbar

That's it! You should now have those dropdowns as part of the standard
toolbar - they should contain the default sets of options within them


plt-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars
Excellent, it works. Thanks a lot.

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