Group related buttons and menus on a toolbar

You can rearrange and change toolbar buttons, menus, and menu commands by using the mouse or you can use the Rearrange Commands dialog box, which you can access by using the keyboard. Tasks that you can accomplish by using the keyboard are identified as (keyboard accessible).

You can add a separator bar before the first and after the last item in a group to distinguish the group from other buttons and menus on a toolbar.

Group related buttons and menus on a toolbar

  1. On the Tools menu, click Customize.

  2. Make sure the toolbar you want to change is visible.

    How?

    1. In the Customize dialog box, click the Toolbars tab.

    2. Select the check box for the toolbar you want to display.

  3. To add a separator bar, keep the Customize dialog box open, right-click the button you want on the toolbar, and then click Begin a Group. A separator bar is added to the left of the button on a horizontal toolbar, and above a button on a vertical TE000127705.

Note      To remove a separator bar between two buttons, drag one button closer to the other.

Group related buttons and menus on a toolbar (keyboard accessible)

  1. On the Tools menu, click Customize.

  2. Make sure the toolbar you want to change is visible.

    How?

    1. In the Customize dialog box, click the Toolbars tab.

    2. Select the check box for the toolbar you want to display.

  3. In the Customize dialog box, click the Commands tab.

  4. Click Rearrange Commands.

  5. Click Toolbar and then click the toolbar you want in the Toolbar list.

  6. In the Controls list, click the button or menu you want.

  7. Click Modify Selection.

  8. Click Begin a Group on the shortcut menu. A separator bar is added to the left of the button or menu on a horizontal toolbar, and above a button or menu on a vertical TE000127705.

Note: To remove a separator bar from a toolbar, click Separator in the Controls list, and then click Delete.

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