Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Topic A: Customizing the Ribbon
Custom tabs and groups
You can create your own tabs and command groups. You might do so to put the
commands you use most often within easy reach. To create a tab:
1 Open the Customize the Ribbon page of the Word Options dialog box.
2 Click the New Tab button. The new tab appears in the Customize the Ribbon list
box and contains a new group. Both the tab and the group have a default name,
which you can change.
3 To rename the tab, select it and click Rename. Type the new name and click OK.
4 To rename the default group, select it and click Rename. Type the new name and
You can add groups by clicking New Group, and you can rearrange them by using the
Move Up and Move Down buttons.
To add a command to a group, select the group. Then, from the “Choose commands
from” list, select a category of commands. Select the desired command in the left-hand
list box and click Add.