Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
▪ From the Quick Access Toolbar page of the Outlook Options dialog box. On this page,
you can customize the Quick Access Toolbar in the following ways:
▪ You can define a custom Quick Access Toolbar for all documents, or you can define
a custom Quick Access Toolbar for a specific document.
▪ You can add any command from any group of any tab, including tool tabs, to the
Quick Access Toolbar.
▪ You can display a separator between different types of buttons.
▪ You can move commands around on the Quick Access Toolbar until they are in the
order you want.
▪ You can reset the Quick Access Toolbar to its default configuration.
TIP The settings on the Quick Access Toolbar page of the Outlook Options dialog
box apply to the program or to the item window, depending on where you were
working when you displayed the page.
If you never use more than a few buttons, you can add those buttons to the Quick Access
Toolbar and then hide the ribbon by double-clicking the active tab or by clicking the
Minimize The Ribbon button. Only the Quick Access Toolbar and ribbon tab names remain
visible. You can temporarily redisplay the ribbon by clicking the tab you want to view. You
can permanently redisplay the ribbon by double-clicking any tab or by clicking the Expand
The Ribbon button.
As you add buttons to the Quick Access Toolbar, it expands to accommodate them. If you
add many buttons, it might become difficult to view the text in the title bar, or all the
buttons on the Quick Access Toolbar might not be visible, defeating the purpose of adding
them. To resolve this problem, you can move the Quick Access Toolbar below the ribbon
by clicking the Customize Quick Access Toolbar button and then clicking Show Below The
TIP Even though most commands are now available on the ribbon, you can still invoke
many commands by using keyboard shortcuts. For more information, see “Keyboard
shortcuts” at the end of this topic.