Show the developer tab in Word

The Developer tab isn't displayed by default, but you can add it to the ribbon.

  1. On the File tab, go to Options > Customize Ribbon.

  2. Under Customize the Ribbon and under Main Tabs, select the Developer check box.

After you show the tab, the Developer tab stays visible, unless you clear the check box or have to reinstall a Microsoft Office program.

The Developer tab isn't displayed by default, but you can add it to the ribbon.

  1. On the Word menu, select Preferences.

  2. Select Ribbon and Toolbar > Customize the Ribbon > Main Tabs.

  3. Check Developer and select Save.

The tab stays visible, unless you clear the check box or have to reinstall a Microsoft Office program.

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