Restore original settings for buttons, commands, or toolbars

You can rearrange and change toolbar buttons, menus, and menu commands by using the mouse or you can use the Rearrange Commands dialog box, which you can access by using the keyboard. Tasks that you can accomplish by using the keyboard are identified as (keyboard accessible).

Do one or more of the following:

ShowRestore original settings for a menu

  1. On the Tools menu, click Customize.
  2. With the Customize dialog box open, right-click the menu you want to restore, and then click Reset on the shortcut menu.
  3. On the Customize dialog box, click Close.

 Note   The Reset command restores the built-in menu to its original images, commands, and submenus (submenu: A menu that appears when a user points to a command on a higher-level menu.).

ShowRestore original settings for a menu (keyboard accessible)

  1. On the Tools menu, click Customize, and then click the Commands tab.
  2. Click Rearrange Commands.
  3. To restore a menu on the menu bar (menu bar: The horizontal bar below the title bar that contains the names of menus. A menu bar can be the built-in menu bar or a custom menu bar.) click Toolbar, and then click Menu Bar in the Toolbar list.

To restore a menu on a toolbar, click Toolbar, and then click the toolbar in the Toolbar list.

  1. In the Controls list, click the menu you want to reset.
  2. Click Reset.

 Note   The Reset command restores the built-in menu to its original images, commands, and submenus (submenu: A menu that appears when a user points to a command on a higher-level menu.).

ShowRestore original buttons and menus on a built-in toolbar

  1. On the Tools menu, click Customize, and then click the Toolbars tab.
  2. In the Toolbars box, click the name of the toolbar you want to restore.
  3. Click Reset.

 Notes 

  • You cannot reset a custom toolbar.
  • As you work with Microsoft Office, the menus and toolbars are personalized to show the commands that you use most often if you have cleared the Always show full menus box on the Options tab in the Customize dialog box. If you want, you can return the toolbar and menu display to the state it was in when you first started using Office.

ShowRestore original settings for a built-in toolbar button or menu command

  1. On the Tools menu, click Customize.
  2. Make sure the toolbar you want to change is visible.

ShowHow?

  1. In the Customize dialog box, click the Toolbars tab.
  2. Select the check box for the toolbar you want to display.
  1. With the Customize dialog box open, do one of the following:
  • To restore a toolbar button, right-click the button, and then click Reset on the shortcut menu.
  • To restore a menu command, click the menu that contains the command, right-click the command, and then click Reset on the shortcut menu.

 Notes 

ShowRestore original settings for a built-in toolbar button or menu command (keyboard accessible)

  1. On the Tools menu, click Customize.
  2. Make sure the toolbar you want to change is visible.

ShowHow?

  1. In the Customize dialog box, click the Toolbars tab.
  2. Select the check box for the toolbar you want to display.
  1. In the Customize dialog box, click the Commands tab.
  2. Click Rearrange Commands.
  3. Do one of the following:
  • To restore a toolbar button, click Toolbar, and then click the toolbar you want to change in the Toolbar list.
  • If the menu you want to change is on the menu bar, click Menu Bar, and then click the menu you want to change.
  • If the menu you want to change is on a toolbar, click Toolbar, and then click the menu that you want in the Toolbar list. For example, click Drawing|AutoShapes to reset a command on the Autoshapes menu on the Drawing toolbar.
  1. In the Controls list, click the menu command or button you want to reset.
  2. Click Modify Selection, and then click Reset on the shortcut menu.

 Notes 

ShowShow default toolbar buttons and menu commands

  1. On the Tools menu, click Customize, and then click the Options tab.
  2. Click Reset menu and toolbar usage data.

 Notes 

  • The Reset menu and toolbar usage data button affects the buttons shown on a built-in toolbar (built-in toolbar: A toolbar included with Microsoft Office programs; it is not created by the user.) only if it is not wide enough to display all the buttons. It affects the menu commands shown on the short version of built-in menus only if you have the Always show full menus box cleared on the Options tab in the Customize dialog box.
  • The Reset menu and toolbar usage data button affects only the toolbar buttons and menu commands of the Microsoft Office program in which the button is clicked.
  • The Reset menu and toolbar usage data button does not change the location of toolbars, does not remove any buttons or commands you've added by using the Customize dialog box, and does not add buttons or commands you've deleted.
 
 
Applies to:
Excel 2003, FrontPage 2003, InfoPath 2003, OneNote 2003, Outlook 2003, PowerPoint 2003, Publisher 2003, Word 2003