Microsoft Office 2019 Ribbon Tabs

By Wallace Wang

Part of Microsoft Office 2019 For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Microsoft Office 2019 displays commands in a series of icons stored on different tabs. This combination of icons and tabs is known as the Ribbon interface, which appears in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and Access. The following tables show the commands grouped under each ribbon tab for each of the five programs.

Here are the commands for Microsoft Word 2019.

Ribbon Tab Name Command Groups Dialog Box Shortcut Key
Home Clipboard, Font, Paragraph, Styles, and Editing Ctrl+D (Font) Alt+Ctrl+Shift+S (Styles)
Insert Pages, Tables, Illustrations, Add-ins, Media, Links, Comments, Header & Footer, Text, and Symbols
Draw Tools, Pens, and Convert
Design Document Formatting and Page Background
Layout Page Setup, Paragraph, and Arrange
References Table of Contents, Footnotes, Research, Citations & Bibliography, Captions, Index, and Table of Authorities
Mailings Create, Start Mail Merge, Write & Insert Fields, Preview Results, and Finish
Review Proofing, Speech, Accessibility, Language, Comments, Tracking, Changes, Compare, Protect, and OneNote
View Views, Immersive, Page Movement, Show, Zoom, Window, Macros, and SharePoint

 

Here are the useful things you should know for Excel 2019.

Ribbon Tab Name Command Groups Dialog Box Shortcut Key
Home Clipboard, Font, Alignment, Number, Styles, Cells, and Editing Ctrl+Shift+F (Format Cells)
Insert Tables, Illustrations, Add-ins, Charts, Tours, Sparklines, Filter, Links, and Symbols
Draw Tools, Pens, and Convert
Page Layout Themes, Page Setup, Scale to Fit, Sheet Options, and Arrange
Formulas Function Library, Defined Names, Formula Auditing, and Calculation
Data Get & Transform, Queries & Connections, Sort & Filter, Data Tools, Forecast, and Outline
Review Proofing, Accessibility, Insights, Language, Comments, and Protect
View Workbook Views, Show, Zoom, Window, and Macros

 

Here are the Microsoft PowerPoint commands that you should know.

Ribbon Tab Name Command Groups
Home Clipboard, Slides, Font, Paragraph, Drawing, and Editing
Insert Slides, Tables, Images, Illustrations, Add-ins, Links, Comments, Text, Symbols, and Media
Draw Tools, Pens, Stencils, and Convert
Design Themes, Variants, and Customize
Transitions Preview, Transition To This Slide, and Timing
Animations Preview, Animation, Advanced Animation, and Timing
Slide Show Start Slide Show, Set Up, and Monitors
Review Proofing, Accessibility, Insights, Language, Comments, Compare and OneNote
View Presentation Views, Master Views, Show, Zoom, Color/Grayscale, Window, and Macros

 

This list wouldn’t be complete without these useful Outlook 2019 commands.

Ribbon Tab Name Command Groups
Home (Mail) New, Delete, Respond, Quick Steps, Move, Tags, Find, and Send/Receive
Send/Receive (Mail) Send & Receive, Download, Server, and Preferences
Folder (Mail) New, Actions, Clean Up, Favorites, IMAP, and Properties
View (Mail) Current View, Messages, Arrangement, Layout, People Pane, and Window
Home (Calendar) New, Skype Meeting, Go To, Arrange, Manage Calendars, Share, and Find
Send/Receive (Calendar) Send & Receive, Download, and Preferences
Folder (Calendar) New, Actions, Share, and Properties
View (Calendar) Current View, Arrangement, Color, Layout, People Pane, and Window
Home (Contacts) New, Delete, Communicate, Current View, Actions, Share, Tags, and Find
Send/Receive (Contacts) Send & Receive, Download, and Preferences
Folder (Contacts) New, Actions, Share, and Properties
View (Contacts) Current View, Arrangement, Layout, People Pane, and Window
Home (Tasks) New, Delete, Respond, Manage Task, Follow Up, Current View, Actions, Tags, and Find
Send/Receive (Tasks) Send & Receive, Download, and Preferences
Folder (Tasks) New, Actions, Share, and Properties
View (Tasks) Current View, Arrangement, Layout, People Pane, and Window

 

And finally, don’t forget these handy Microsoft Access 2019 commands.

Ribbon Tab Name Command Groups
Home Views, Clipboard, Sort & Filter, Records, Find, and Text Formatting
Create Templates, Tables, Queries, Forms, Reports, and Macros & Code
External Data Import & Link and Export
Database Tools Tools, Macro, Relationships, Analyze, Move Data, and Add-Ins