Need to add a new tab to the Ribbon in Microsoft® Office 2010? Read on
Software and applications developed by Microsoft have undergone a drastic change over the past decade. Be it the operating systems, office productivity suites or security applications, changes have been made in the applications to make them more user-friendly and productive. When the Ribbon feature was first introduced in Microsoft Office 2007, users were not very sure how it would take the place of the traditional menu bar available in earlier versions. Users were concerned about whether it could be used to access commands quickly and customize tabs to suit their style of working. The Ribbon feature did manage to answer these concerns and keep afloat with its usefulness.
Now a regular feature in all the Microsoft Office programs, such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, and more, it has seen some important improvements. You can now have better control over it and items that appear on its tab. With the Ribbon, you can easily access any feature in Microsoft Office 2010. It even allows you to add personal tabs and put your favorite commands on it.
If you don’t know how you can add a new tab to the Ribbon in Microsoft Office 2010, then don’t worry. Here is a step-by-step method to get you through with the task:
- Open any application in Microsoft Office 2010, for e.g. Microsoft Word or Microsoft Excel
- After right-clicking on the Ribbon, go to ‘Customize the Ribbon’ option to access the ‘Options’ box
- In the right corner, you will find the ‘New Tab’ button. Selecting this button will lead to the ‘Rename’ button. You just need to insert a name there to add a new tab to the Ribbon in Microsoft Office 2010
Yes, it is as easy as it gets.