If you use particular commands in Microsoft Office a lot you may want to add them to the Quick Access toolbar. This toolbar are available at the top of any Office program window, to the right of the program icon. It is possible to add virtually any command in this system to the Quick Access Toolbar.

Adding Basic Commands

1 Open the Office application you want to modify the Toolbar for. The program you are working in is solely affected by changes to the Quick Access Toolbar. When you open Word, for example, changes will not appear.

]Open the Office application you want to modify the Toolbar for

2 Click the down arrow in the upper-left corner of the screen. It will be right next to the Redo button if your Quick Access Toolbar commands have not changed before.

Click the down arrow in the upper-left corner of the screen

3 Select from the list of common commands. The menu will be closed by choosing an option and add a shortcut to the Quick Access Toolbar. Each new command will likely be added to right end of the record of shortcuts.

customize quick access toolbar

4 Remove in the Quick Access Toolbar. In case you don’t desire one of the commands cluttering up your toolbar anymore, you can either right-click it and select “Remove from Quick Access Toolbar”, or you can open the list of commands and click the option to uncheck and remove it.

Remove from the Quick Access Toolbar

Adding Advanced Commands

1 Open the listing of commands in the Quick Access Toolbar. It is possible to add many more commands compared to ones available in the list that is most popular.

2 Choose “More Commands”. This will open a new window that enables one to create comprehensive edits .

customize quick access toolbar more commands

3 Get the group which has the command you need to include. Click the “Choose commands from” drop-down menu and choose the category for the command you wish to include. By default, the “Popular Commands” type will be exhibited. You can choose any of your tabs (Home, Insert, Page Layout, etc.), you can view all of your macros, and you can select commands from particular programs. You can add the Quick Access Toolbar and almost any command together.
If you aren’t sure which category your desired command can be found in, select “All Commands” to view the entire list of available commands in alphabetical order.

Get the group which has the command you need to include

4 Put in a command to the Quick Access Toolbar. Once you’ve located the command you want to add, highlight it and click the Add button. It will be added in the right frame to the base of the the list of Quick Access Toolbar commands.

5 Rearrange the record of commands. It is possible to make use of the correct frame to rearrange your Quick Access Toolbar commands. Select a command and click the and the buttons to modify the arrangement. Commands at the base of the list will soon be to the correct ending of the Quick Access Toolbar.

rearrange your Quick Access Toolbar command

6 Export your configuration file (optional). If you’re planning on moving computers and want to immediately transfer your Quick Access Toolbar configuration, click the Import/Export button and select “Export all customizations”. After that you can import the file on another computer to load your Quick Access Toolbar settings.

Export all customizations

7 Right-click commands in several tabs to immediately add them. It is possible to quickly add it to your Quick Access Toolbar if you discover a command you use regularly. Right-click the command in the tablature and select “Add to Quick Access Toolbar”.