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Customize how Excel starts
Article Before you start Microsoft Office Excel, you can make sure that a specific workbook or a workbook template or worksheet template that has custom settings op...
Excel 2007
Show or hide the Message Bar
Article The Message Bar displays security alerts, workflow tasks, server document information, and policy messages. In such cases, the Message Bar appears by default to...
Access 2007, Excel 2007...
Command-line switches for Excel
Article This article shows you how to customize the way that Microsoft Office Excel 2007 starts by adding switches and parameters to the startup command. For example,...
Excel 2007
Can I customize the Ribbon?
Article The Ribbon, which is part of the Microsoft Office Fluent user interface, is designed to help you quickly find the commands that you need to complete a task. Com...
Excel 2007, Outlook 2007...
Show the Developer tab or run in developer mode
Article You should display the Developer tab or run in developer mode when you want to write macros, run macros that you previously recorded, or create applications t...
Excel 2007, Outlook 2007...
Move the Quick Access Toolbar
Article 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 To...
Access 2007, Excel 2007...
Customize the Quick Access Toolbar
Article The Quick Access Toolbar is a customizable toolbar that contains a set of commands that are independent of the tab that is currently displayed. You can move the...
Access 2007, Excel 2007...
Change the program that starts when you open a file
Article Many types of files are registered in Windows Vista and Windows XP to be opened by a particular program. For example, Notepad typically starts when you open a t...
Access 2007, Excel 2007...
Create a desktop shortcut for an Office program or file
Article Create a desktop shortcut for an Office program When the Microsoft Office programs are installed, you have the choice to create a desktop shortcut for the indiv...
Access 2007, Excel 2007...
Change the appearance of Office programs
Article The appearance of the Ribbon, which is part of the Microsoft Office Fluent user interface, in the 2007 Microsoft Office system follows the Office color scheme a...
Access 2007, Excel 2007...
Fixing Links To UDFs in Add-ins
Article By Jan Karel Pieterse, MVP When you write your own functions, also known as User Defined Functions (UDFs), you can place them in add-ins that you then install t...
Excel 2007
Show or hide ScreenTips
Article ScreenTips are small windows that display descriptive text when you rest the pointer on a command or control. Enhanced ScreenTips are larger windows that displa...
Access 2007, Excel 2007...
Minimize the Ribbon
Article The Ribbon, which is part of the Microsoft Office Fluent user interface, is designed to help you quickly find the commands that you need to complete a task. Com...
Access 2007, Excel 2007...
Command-line switches for Excel
Article Use command line switches and parameters to customize how Excel starts. You can specify a file to open, load an add-in, start in Safe mode, and more.
Excel 2013
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