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Word 2007: Office Tabs, Ribbon, and Button

Default to word 2007 developer tab is not displayed in the tape. If you need to work with macros, work with XML commands, first you need to display the developer tab in the ribbon.

To do this, click on the "Office" button, then click on the "Word Options" button, look at the picture below.

In the window that opens, on the “Basic” tab, check the box “Show the“ Developer ”tab on the ribbon,” click OK.

Now in the tape word 2007 developer tab added and you can get to work with it.

It should be remembered that by default this tab is not displayed, therefore, when reinstalling the Microsoft Office suite, you should do the above steps again.

Overview of individual Word 2007 tabs

Key tabs in Word 2007. For simplicity of presentation, let's imagine that we decided to create a new loan agreement and it needs to be formatted. In this case, we must first either open the template where there is a prepared main text or create everything manually. Choose the last option, use the commands from the tab the mainWord 2007 text editor, where we have all the commands that allow you to edit and style the text. Then adjust the paragraph and the indentation. In the end, we can apply Styles to the text,

When the preparation of the main text is completed, as a rule, the insertion of various objects (drawings, graphs, tables and so on) begins. Thus, in the second stage, go to the tab Insert. Here we can choose according to the groups which type of object we want to insert. We can add a blank page to a document or pictures, or headers and footers.

The Tables group of the Insert tab in Word 2007 is a great opportunity to show the dynamic function of a Word text editor. For example, let's look at how easy it is to create a table now. Just click on the Table button, and then drag your mouse in all directions. The final view of the table, we can immediately see in the text, without the need to make the final choice. A similar preview is available for a number of other teams.

If the preview doesn’t work for you, then you can enable it in the Word Options menu (click the Office button first), in the General section, put a check mark next Preview Options.

Let's assume that we have everything set up in accordance with our ideas and the next step is to go to the Word 2007 tab Page layout. Here you can set the indentation, size and orientation of the document, as well as a number of other useful parameters.

At the fourth stage, you can add a series of explanatory elements and headings that will allow you to quickly navigate and navigate in the content. The tab is responsible for this stage. References.

Then move to the tab Newsletters, where you can configure the sending of the document. The Review tab allows you to check the spelling and attach callouts or notes to the document. The last View tab allows you to set a convenient viewing of the contents of the document before completing work with it.

As you can see, the tabs are located in the order in which most often the creation of the processing of the document. However, there are a number of tabs that are hidden.

Word 2007 custom tabs. Special tabs in Word 2007 offer tools depending on the type of object selected. Click once on the SmartArt object, and then on the picture, then click again on the text. When you look at the right end of the ribbon, you will see that various other tabs are added and disappear there, which contain commands related only to the active object, which we previously clicked on.

In fact, it makes no sense to show special tabs unnecessarily, because their functions will not be available anyway.

It’s important to note that you can add an eighth to the seven main tabs - Developer. You can enable the tab in the Word options, General, field Show Developer tab on the ribbon.

Tabs, Office Button, and Word 2007 Options Window

A distinctive feature of the Word 2007 package is the Office button, which is located in the upper left corner. But first, let us once again plunge into the history of Word 2003. Here the key item is the File menu. If we look at this menu, we can find commands for working with entire documents, and not just their contents. This is where we go if we want to open a file, save or create a new document.

Instead of the File menu from Word 2003, now we are on the first tab Home in Word 2007. Here we work with fonts and the contents of the document as a whole. The File menu commands hid under the round Office button, where, as we have already said, we do not work with the contents of documents, but with entire documents. Here you can save, open a new document or print them.

In addition to these changes, the commands that were previously in the Tools - Options menu also moved to the Office button. In the new application, this command is called Word Options, and when you click on it, it opens the Word Options window. The View menu from the old version, which was previously installed as the main bookmark, is now located in the General item (Word options).

In the General section, among other things, you can enable the Developer tab, which is especially useful when working with forms or macros. You can immediately change the color scheme.

It is worth noting the Spelling item, which allows you to configure the settings for checking a document, AutoCorrect and change the automatic grammar correction.

Other features of the Word Options menu will be covered in other articles.

Thanks for attention. Blog author Vladimir Bataliy

How to Enable Developer Tab in Word - Pop-up Tab Menu
  1. In the Word Options dialog box, click the Customize Ribbon tab in the left column. Find in the list in the left column Developer tab and check the box: