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Set up the vital buttons you use most to make your work easier.
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The Quick Access Toolbar (QAT)
Set up the vital buttons to make your work easier.
When to use
Customizing the QAT allows quick access to your most used commands.
Customize the QAT (located above the FILE ribbon)
- Click the dropdown arrow on the right side of the QAT.
- Add checkmarks to each item listed (see photo below).
- Click the last item on the list to "Show Below the Ribbon".
Right-click the QAT and select “Show Quick Access Toolbar Below the Ribbon”.
Further customize the QAT
- Click the drop down again and choose “More Commands”.
- Find “Save As” in the left-hand list and Click it;
then click "Add>>" so it lands on the right-hand list of buttons.
- Rearrange the buttons by clicking the move-up and move-down arrows on the right side.
- Tip: As you find new buttons on the ribbons that you’d like to add,
just Right Click the button and select “Add to Quick Access Toolbar”.
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