Menus

If you're confused by the menus Office 2003 has available, use this lesson for help.

Changing the menu display

Office 2003 provides a few ways to display menu commands.

  1. Show the most commonly used commands followed by the full menu after a short delay.
  2. Always show full menus.

Office 2003 programs will always show the most commonly used commands followed by the full menu after a short delay unless you tell it otherwise.

To change the way menu commands are displayed:

  • Choose ViewToolbarsCustomize from the menu bar.
  • A Customize dialog box appears.
  • Click the Options tab. Select one of the following check boxes:
    • Always show full menus
    • Show full menus after a short delay

Word 2003's Customize dialog box

Clicking the Reset menu and toolbar usage data button will delete the record of the commands you've used and restore the default set of visible command to the menus and toolbars.