When you open a Microsoft Office document, you will see some features on the menu bar called tabs. Under each tab there are various tools you can use in your Office document, whether to edit or modify any text or objects in the document, but what if you want to create your tabs in a Microsoft Office program, for instance, PowerPoint? you can use the Customize Ribbon settings to create tabs on the menu bar and add buttons to it.
How to create Menu tabs in PowerPoint
All menu tabs are located at the top of the PowerPoint interface. To create your own Menu tabs in PowerPoint, follow the steps below:
- Create the New tab.
- Create groups within the tab
- Adding buttons to the tab
1] Create the New tab
Click the File tab
On the backstage view, click Options.
A PowerPoint Options dialog box will open.
On the left pane, click Customize Ribbon.
On the right, click the New tab button, then click the Rename button to name the new tab.
A Rename dialog box will open.
Enter a name and click OK.
Now we have a tab.
2] Create groups within the tab
Whenever you add a new tab, a new custom group will appear below the tab.
Click New Group below, the new tab, and click the Rename button.
Change the name of the group; for example, we are going to call the group Text.
Then click OK.
You can create more groups for your tab if you want.
3] Adding buttons to the tab
Now we are going to add some buttons to the new group.
Go to the Choose Commands From list box and choose All Commands.
Click the button that you want from the list, then click Add.
Do the same to add more buttons to the tab under the new group. Then click OK.
You will now see the new tab on the menu bar.
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Where is the menu tab in PowerPoint?
All menu tabs are located at the top of the PowerPoint interface. The menu bar tabs include commands that assist users to edit and modify their documents. The menu tabs included in Microsoft PowerPoint are Home, Insert, Draw, Design, Transition, Animation, Slide Show, Record, Review, View, and Help.
Is it possible to create a new tab in PowerPoint?
Yes, you can create menu bar tabs in Microsoft PowerPoint. You would have to open the customize Ribbon settings. In this tutorial, we have explained how to create a new menu tab in Microsoft PowerPoint.
What is Insert tab in PowerPoint?
The Insert tab contains a variety of commands that you might want to add to your document. These commands include Tables, WordArt, Hyperlinks, Charts, Date and Time, Shapes, Header and Footer, and more.
We hope this tutorial helps you understand how to create menu tabs in PowerPoint.