Microsoft Office 2007: Where Are My Menus?!

For old-school Microsoft Office users like me, upgrading from Office 2003 to 2007 was a traumatic experience. Microsoft decided to take away our menus and replace them with incomprehensible ribbons – essentially task-based toolbars. It took me 10 minutes to figure out how to insert the date and time.

Finally, I stumbled across a Microsoft website where you can access an Excel workbook that maps the old commands to the various ribbons. You can check it out at

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Joe Kraynak

Author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Computer Basics.

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