by Allen Wyatt
(last updated January 26, 2018)
Excel is very flexible. You can customize your working environment to your heart's content. You can change menus, the toolbar, viewing and printing options, and many more variables. There may come a day, however, when you want to reset the Excel toolbars structure their default condition. When you do this, all the toolbar buttons and their order will be set to the same condition they were when you first installed Excel.
If you want to reset the Excel toolbars, perform these steps:
Figure 1. The Toolbars tab of the Customize dialog box.
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