by Allen Wyatt
(last updated February 16, 2021)
You already know that Word allows you to extensively customize toolbars, or even to create your own toolbars. (The procedures to do these tasks have been covered in past issues of WordTips.) You may not know, however, that custom toolbars (the new ones you create) are stored in a document and can be stored with a template.
Developing custom toolbars can be particularly time-consuming. Fortunately, you can use the Organizer to copy toolbars from one document or template to another. You can also use it to delete or rename toolbars, although you may already know how to perform those tasks in other ways. To manage your toolbars, follow these steps:
Figure 1. The Toolbars tab of the Organizer.
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