The Microsoft Office 2010 Quick Access Toolbar and Ribbon Bar provide a real productivity boost for Office 2010 users. Originally introduced in Office 2007, Microsoft has continued to expand and enhance the functionality of both the Quick Access Toolbar and the Office Ribbon Bar. Both elements represented a significant departure from the user interface of [...]


With the release of Office 2007 Microsoft introduced the Office Ribbon Bar and Quick Access Toolbar to increase user productivity with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. In the process these changes have caused a bit of user frustration. While both the Quick Access Toolbar and the Ribbon Bar can boost productivity for users in their [...]


Free PDF Creator add-in for Microsoft Office 2007

by MikeM on September 16, 2008

A free Adobe Acrobat Reader has been available for years for reading documents in PDF format. However if you owned a version of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) prior to Office 2007 and wanted to convert your MS Office documents into PDF format you needed to purchase a full copy of Adobe Acrobat for ~ $299. Another [...]