Customizing the Ribbon - Exercise

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Customizing the Ribbon - Exercise

Customizing the Ribbon

Duration: 5 to 15 minutes.

In this exercise, you will customize the ribbon by adding a custom group to the Home tab and then adding a command to the new group. (Please note that you will only be able to perform this activity if you are working in Word 2010 or 2013.)

  1. Open a blank Microsoft Word document.
  2. Add a custom group to the HOME tab and name it "My Favorites."
  3. Add Breaks to your new custom group.

Solution:

  1. Open a blank Microsoft Word document.
  2. To add a custom group to the home tab and name it "My Favorites":
    1. From the FILE menu, select Options:
    2. Select Customize Ribbon:
    3. Select the Home tab and then click New Group:
    4. Select the New Group and click Rename:
    5. Enter "My Favorites" as the Display name and click OK:
  3. To add Breaks to your new custom group:
    1. Select the new custom group ("My Favorites") on the right, select Breaks on the left, and click Add:
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