by Allen Wyatt
(last updated February 17, 2018)
Word provides you with quite a bit of flexibility in how your toolbars appear. You can change the appearance of your toolbar buttons so they accurately reflect how you want Word to appear. For instance, you may have added a custom macro to a toolbar, and you want to change it so that a graphic appears on the toolbar button instead of the macro name. You can make changes such as this by following these steps:
Figure 1. The Customize dialog box with the Toolbars tab selected.
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