by Allen Wyatt
(last updated October 3, 2015)
One of the ways in which Word attempts to add spice to life is through menu animation. Normally menu animation is turned off, but if you have some CPU cycles to spare, you may want to give it a try. Simply choose Customize from the Tools menu, and then click on the Options tab. The Menu Animations drop-down list has these possible settings:
Make your selection, then click on the Close button. The effects should be immediately obvious when you select different menus in Word.
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