Delete a toolbar, button, or command

ShowDelete a custom toolbar

  1. On the View menu, point to Toolbars, and then click Customize.
  2. Click the Toolbars tab.
  3. In the Toolbars box, select the custom toolbar (toolbar: A bar with buttons and options that you use to carry out commands. To display a toolbar, press ALT and then SHIFT+F10.) you want to delete.
  4. Click Delete.

 Note   You can't delete a built-in toolbar (built-in toolbar: In Access 2003 and earlier, a toolbar that is part of the user interface whenit is installed on your computer. In contrast, a custom toolbar is one that you create for your own database application.). When you select a built-in toolbar, the Reset button appears, which when clicked restores the toolbar to its default buttons, menus, and submenus (submenu: A menu that appears when a user points to a command on a higher-level menu.).

ShowDelete a menu

  1. Make sure the toolbar (toolbar: A bar with buttons and options that you use to carry out commands. To display a toolbar, press ALT and then SHIFT+F10.) you want to change is visible.

ShowHow?

  1. On the View menu, point to Toolbars.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • Click the toolbar you want to display.
    • To view more toolbars, click Customize. In the Customize dialog box, click the Toolbars tab, and then select the check box for the toolbar you want to display. Click Close.
  1. On the Tools menu, click Customize.
  2. With the Customize dialog box open, drag the menu (menu: A list of commands that is displayed when you click a menu name on a menu bar or other toolbar.) you want to delete off the toolbar.

ShowTip

When you delete a built-in menu (built-in menu: A menu included with Microsoft Office; it is not created by the user.), the menu is still in the Customize dialog box. However, when you delete a custom menu, it is permanently deleted. To remove a custom menu and save it for later use, create a storage toolbar for storing unused menus, move the menu to this storage toolbar, and then hide the storage toolbar.

ShowDelete a custom shortcut menu

  1. On the View menu, point to Toolbars, and then click Customize.
  2. On the Toolbars tab, click Properties.
  3. In the Selected Toolbar box, click the name of the custom shortcut menu you want to delete.
  4. In the Type list, change the type to Toolbar, and then close the property sheet.

The name of the shortcut menu now appears in the Toolbars box on the Toolbars tab.

  1. Select the name of your custom shortcut menu in the Toolbars box, and then click Delete.

ShowDelete a toolbar button

  1. Make sure the toolbar (toolbar: A bar with buttons and options that you use to carry out commands. To display a toolbar, press ALT and then SHIFT+F10.) you want to change is visible.

ShowHow?

  1. On the View menu, point to Toolbars.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • Click the toolbar you want to display.
    • To view more toolbars, click Customize. In the Customize dialog box, click the Toolbars tab, and then select the check box for the toolbar you want to display. Click Close.
  1. On the toolbar, click Toolbar Options Toolbar Options arrow.
  2. Point to Add or Remove Buttons, and do one of the following:

ShowTo delete a built-in button from a toolbar or built-in floating toolbar

  1. Point to the toolbar name.
  2. Clear the check box next to the button you want to delete.

ShowTo delete a button from a custom toolbar

  1. Click Customize.
  2. With the Customize dialog box open, on the toolbar, right-click the button you want to delete.
  3. Click Delete.
  4. On the Customize dialog box, click Close.

 Note   To delete a button that is not available in the Add or Remove Buttons list, hold down ALT and then drag the button off the toolbar.

ShowDelete a menu command

  1. On the Tools menu, click Customize.
  2. In the program window, click the menu (menu: A list of commands that is displayed when you click a menu name on a menu bar or other toolbar.) that contains the command you want to delete.
  3. Drag the command you want to delete off the menu.
  4. On the Customize dialog box, click Close.
 
 
Applies to:
Access 2003