Tag Archives: Microsoft Office

How to open Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint 2007 Options Dialog Box through VNC

When providing support to our staff the common practice is to remotely login to the workstation using
TightVNC.

TightVNC is an invaluable tool because it allows our support staff to quickly resolve issues at first point of contact without the need to leave their desks.

Since upgrading to Microsoft Office 2007 this have been major support issues due to the drastic change in the Office interface with the introduction of the Ribbon menu.

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How to hide the Microsoft Office 2007 Ribbon to save screen real estate

This post outlines the steps on how to hide the new Microsoft Office 2007 Ribbon to save screen real estate. It’s a handy feature most our mobile users employ. The steps below applies to Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint 2007.

Double click on the highlighted tab will hide the Microsoft Office 2007 Ribbon:

Screen shot on how to hide Microsoft Office 2007 Ribbon

Double Click to Hide Ribbon - Click to Enlarge

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