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Windows 7: menu ribbon


06 Mar 2009   #1
gigagiggles

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menu ribbon

been "playing" with 7 this past week and opened an rtf file with wordpad for the 1st time last night ... and nearly choked!

is this the heralded menu ribbon that comes with ms office? is this ribbon customisable viz. icons or text only? any way to customise my way back to the classic menu ribbon? wordpad settings offer nothing.


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07 Mar 2009   #2
johngalt

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gigagiggles View Post
been "playing" with 7 this past week and opened an rtf file with wordpad for the 1st time last night ... and nearly choked!

is this the heralded menu ribbon that comes with ms office?
Yup.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gigagiggles View Post
is this ribbon customisable viz. icons or text only?
No, not in that manner - whoever, you can minimize the ribbon as follows:

1: Click the down arrow on the Customize Quick Access Toolbar (highlighted below)

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Now you'll see a menu as follows:

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Using the one highlighted in red, you can move the Customize Quick Access Toolbar below the ribbon, and using the one highlighted in blue you can minimize the ribbon (which sort of gives you the text only look).

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gigagiggles View Post
any way to customise my way back to the classic menu ribbon? wordpad settings offer nothing.
Nope - not currently anyway.


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