Make a Custom Tab on Word’s Ribbon

Make a Custom Tab on Word’s Ribbon

A custom Ribbon tab is a great productivity alternative to memorizing shortcuts for those who are more visually oriented. This option is now available for Mac users of Word, as well as Windows users, and in today’s column at, I show you how.

What’s on your custom tab? Here’s one I am building:

sample custom tab on Word 2016 Ribbon

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