Move the Quick Access Toolbar

The Quick Access Toolbar is a customizable toolbar containing a set of commands that are independent of the tab that is currently displayed.

The Quick Access Toolbar can be located in one of two places:

  • Upper-left corner next to the Microsoft Office Button Button image (default location)
    Quick Access Toolbar in upper-left corner
  • Below the Ribbon, which is part of the Microsoft Office Fluent user interface

Quick Access Toolbar below Ribbon

If you don't want the Quick Access Toolbar to be displayed in its current location, you can move it to the other location. If you find that the default location next to the Microsoft Office Button Button image is too far from your work area to be convenient, you may want to move it closer to your work area. The location below the Ribbon encroaches on the work area. Therefore, if you want to maximize the work area, you may want to keep the Quick Access Toolbar in its default location.

  1. Click Customize Quick Access Toolbar Button image.
  2. In the list, click Show Below the Ribbon.

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Move Quick Access Toolbar

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Applies to:
Access 2007, Excel 2007, Outlook 2007, PowerPoint 2007, Word 2007