Using Toolbars in Office 2008 for Mac
All the Office 2008 for Mac applications offer at least one toolbar, which you can think of as a visual menu. You click a button on the toolbar to execute the command. To find out what a button on a toolbar does, move your mouse cursor directly over it and don’t move it for a few seconds. The button’s name then appears in a little yellow box called a tool tip.
Here are some other pointers for working with Office 2008 toolbars:
You can show or hide the Word, Excel, and PowerPoint preconfigured toolbars by choosing View→Toolbars. Toolbars with a check mark before their name are visible; toolbars without a check mark are hidden.
You can dock some toolbars such as Word’s Standard and Formatting toolbars, to document windows. In addition, any toolbar can float.
To change the size or shape of a toolbar, drag the diagonally striped resizer in its lower-right corner.
You can hide a floating toolbar by clicking the red dot in its upper-left corner. To make it reappear, choose it from View→Toolbars.
To hide both docked and floating toolbars, choose their names from View→Toolbars to remove the check mark.
You can add or delete commands from the preconfigured toolbars or create your own custom toolbars from scratch by choosing View→Customize Toolbars and Menus.