You can view the mini toolbar or enable live preview in Office programs. To see general options for working with Office programs, click File > Options > General.
General options vary depending on the Office program and version you're using, however most programs include the following:
User Interface options
Show Mini Toolbar on selection Select this option to show the Mini toolbar when you select text. The Mini toolbar provides quick access to formatting tools.
Enable Live Preview Select this option to preview the effects of formatting changes in the document.
ScreenTip style Select a style to control whether the program displays screentips and feature descriptions with button names.
Personalize your copy of Office
User name Type a name in the User name box to change your user name.
Initials Type your initials in the Initials box to change the initials associated with your user name.
Always use these values regardless of sign in to Office Select this option if you want the program to display this user name and these initials even if you sign in to Office with an account that displays different information.
Office Background Choose from a list of built-in background patterns.
Office Theme Choose from a list of built-in Office themes.
Start up options
Tell me if [Program] isn't the default program for viewing and editing documents Select this option if you want to be prompted to set the Office program as your default application for viewing and editing documents.
Show the start screen when [Program] starts Clear this check box if you want to bypass the start screen when you open the program.