Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Topic A: Customizing the Ribbon
Resetting the Ribbon
You can reset the Ribbon to its default configuration, either tab by tab or in its entirety.
For example, let’s say you modified the Home and View tabs. You could reset one of
those tabs to its default state while leaving the other customized, or you could remove
To reset the Ribbon, open the Customize the Ribbon page of the Word Options dialog
box. Then, to reset a single tab, select it, click Reset, and select “Reset only selected
Ribbon tab.” To reset all customizations, click Reset, select “Reset all customizations,”
and click Yes. Click OK to close the dialog box.
Note that the “Reset all customizations” option also resets the Quick Access toolbar if it
has been changed.
A-5: Resetting the Ribbon
1 Right-click the Favorites tab
Customize the Ribbon…
2 Click Reset
Choose Reset all
A warning box appears, asking whether you
want to delete all Ribbon and Quick Access
To reset the Ribbon to its default state.
3 Click OK
To close the Word Options dialog box.