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Learn Excel 2011 for Mac by Guy Hart-Davis

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Customizing the Menus and the Menu Bar

The Ribbon is a neat addition to Excel 2011, but you may find the menus are still the most convenient way to give many commands. If so, you probably want to customize the menus to put the commands you need the most within easy reach, add specialized commands you find useful, and strip out the commands you seldom or never use.

To customize the menus and the menu bar, open the Customize Toolbars and Menus dialog box and display the toolbar for the standard menu bar like this:

  1. Right-click the Standard toolbar or the Formatting toolbar, then click the Customize Toolbars and Menus item on the context menu to display the Customize Toolbars and Menus dialog box. You can also choose View Toolbars Customize Toolbars ...

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