The Quick Access Toolbar

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The Quick Access Toolbar

The Quick Access Toolbar

Overview

The Quick Access Toolbar is a small toolbar which includes commonly used commands and is always accessible. By default, the Quick Access Toolbar is located in the upper-left corner of Microsoft Outlook.

By default, the Quick Access Toolbar contains two commands:

  1. Send/Receive All Folders. Click Send/Receive All Folders to force a send/receive operation.
  2. Undo. Click Undo to undo the last action performed.

Add Commands to the Quick Access Toolbar

To add commonly used commands to the Quick Access Toolbar:

  1. Click the drop-down arrow on the far right of the Quick Access Toolbar.
  2. Select a command from the list that appears:

Adding More Commands with the Customize Dialog Box

To add more commands to the Quick Access Toolbar:

  1. Click the drop-down arrow on the far right of the Quick Access Toolbar.
  2. From the drop-down list, select More Commands... (near the bottom of the list).
  3. From the left-hand list box (circled below), select a command and click Add > >.
  4. Click OK to make your changes.

Adding Ribbon Commands or Groups

If you find yourself using the same commands or group of commands frequently, you can quickly add them to the Quick Access Toolbar:

  1. Right-click the command or the group name.
  2. Select Add to Quick Access Toolbar.

Placement

You can keep the Quick Access Toolbar in the top-left corner of Microsoft PowerPoint or you can move it below the Ribbon.

To move the Quick Access Toolbar below the Ribbon:

  1. Click the drop-down arrow on the far right of the Quick Access Toolbar.
  2. Select Show Below the Ribbon.
  3. To move it back, click the drop-down arrow again and select Show Above the Ribbon.
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