Customizing the Ribbon

07.02.2018
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Customizing the Ribbon

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Customizing the Ribbon

Opening the "Customize the Ribbon" Window.

1.Click File > Options.

2.In the Options dialog box, select Customize Ribbon.

Note:   You can also open the Customize the Ribbon window by right-clicking with your mouse on any ribbon tab and then clicking Customize the Ribbon.

Working with Tabs

Adding a Custom Tab

Below the Customize the Ribbon list, select New Tab.

Renaming a Default or Custom Tab

1.In the Customize the Ribbon list, click on the tab that you want to rename.

2.Click Renameand then enter a new name.

Hiding a Default or Custom Tab

In the Customize the Ribbon list, deselect the box next to the default or custom tab that you want to hide.

Note:   You can hide custom and default tabs, but you can only remove custom tabs.

Changing the Order of Default or Custom Tabs

1.In the Customize the Ribbon list, click on the tab that you want to move.

2.Click on the Move Up or Move Down arrow until the order you want is displayed.

Removing a Custom Tab

1.In the Customize the Ribbon list, click on the tab that you want to remove.

2.Click Remove.

Note:   In the Customize the Ribbon list, custom tabs and groups include "(custom)" after the name, but the "(custom)" does not appear in the ribbon.

Working with Groups

Adding a Custom Group to a Tab

1.Below the Customize the Ribbon list, click on the tab to which you would like to add a group.

2.Click New Group.

3.If you want to rename the New Group (Custom) click on the group to select it, click Renameand then enter the new name.

Note:   You can add a custom group to a custom or default tab.

Renaming a Default or Custom Group

1.In the Customize the Ribbon list, click on the group that you want to rename.

2.Click Renameand then enter a new name.

Changing the Order of Default or Custom Groups

1.In the Customize the Ribbon list, click on the group that you want to move.

2.Click on the Move Up or Move Down arrow until the order you want is displayed.

Removing a Default or Custom Group

In the Customize the Ribbon list, click on the group that you want to remove.

Click Remove.

Replacing a Default Group with a Custom Group

Note:   You cannot remove any commands from a default group (a group integrated in FlexPro). However, you can create a custom group to replace the default group. The custom group then contains only the commands that you want displayed.

1.In the Customize the Ribbon list, click on the default tab to which you want to add the custom group.

2.Click New Group.

3.Right-click with your mouse on the new group and then click Rename.

4.Give the new group a name.

5.In the Choose commands from list box, click Main Tabs.

6.Click on the arrow (>) next to the default tab containing the group that you want to customize.

7.Click on the arrow (>) next to the default group that you want to customize.

8.Click on the command that you want to add to the custom group and then click Add.
Note:   You do not have to add all commands. You can add just the commands that you prefer.

9.Right-click with your mouse on the default group and then click Remove.

Working with Commands

Adding Commands to a Custom Group

1.In the Customize the Ribbon list, click on the custom group to which you want to add a command.

2.In the Choose commands from list box, select the list from which commands are to be added (such as Popular Commands or All Commands).

3.Click on a command from the list that you have selected.

4.Click Add.

Note:   You can also rename a command and then add an icon that represents the command by clicking on the command and then clicking Rename.

Removing a Command from a Custom Group

Note:   Commands can only be removed from custom groups.

1.In the Customize the Ribbon list, click on the command that you want to remove.

2.Click Remove.

Renaming a Command That Was Added to a Custom Group

1.In the Customize the Ribbon list, click on the command that you want to rename.

2.Click Rename and then enter a new name.

3.When you rename a command that you have added to a custom group, you can also click on an icon that represents this command.

Changing the Order of Commands in Custom Groups

In the Customize the Ribbon list, click on the command that you want to move.

Click on the Move Up or Move Down arrow until the order you want is displayed.

Resetting the Ribbon

Click Reset.

Note:   This discards all ribbon customizations.

See Also

Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar

Customizing Keyboard Shortcuts

Ribbon

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