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Where is the Tools Menu in Microsoft Word 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016

The key feature of new ribbon interface in Word 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016 is that all the menus and toolbars of Word 2003, 2002, and 2000 have been categorized and organized in multiple tabs. In other words, because the items have been grouped under different tabs, the tools menu does not exist any longer.

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If you try to find any items of the old tools menu in Word 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016, please see the following solutions.

Solutions

Solution A: Restore the tools menu. If you are accustomed to the old style menus and toolbars of Office 2003, XP(2002) and 2000, the Classic Menu for Office is perfect for you. It brings back the old menus and toolbars to Word 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016. All new features of 2007/2010/2013/2016 have been added into it. Know more...

Solution B: Locate every item (of tools menu) one by one on the new ribbon interface. If you like the new ribbon interface of Word 2007, 2010 or 2013, and want to locate certain functions on the ribbon, please browse the following tables (Location in Word 2007 and Location in Word 2010/2013). They indicate the new location of different items from the tools menu.

  • A: Tools Menu
  • B1: Location in Word 2007
  • B2: Location in Word 2010/2013

Word 2003 (2002/2000) Location Word 2007 Location
Spelling and Grammar Review | Proofing | Spelling & Grammar
Spelling and Grammar Blog Post | Proofing | Spelling
Research Review | Proofing | Research
Research Blog Post | Proofing | Spelling | Research
Language (Set Language) Review | Proofing | Set Language
Language (Set Language) Blog Post | Proofing | Spelling | Set Language
* Language (Japanese Consistency Checker) Review | Proofing | Japanese Consistency Checker
* Language (Hangul Hanja Conversion) Review | Proofing | Hangul Hanja Conversion
* Language (Hangul Hanja Conversion) Blog Post | Proofing | Spelling | Hangul Hanja Conversion
* Language (Chinese Translation - Translate with Options) Review | Chinese Translation | Translate with Options
* Language (Chinese Translation - Translate with Options) Blog Post | Proofing | Spelling | Translate with Options
Language (Translate) Review | Proofing | Translate
Language (Translate) Blog Post | Proofing | Spelling | Translate
Language (Thesaurus) Review | Proofing | Thesaurus
Language (Thesaurus) Blog Post | Proofing | Spelling | Thesaurus
Language (Hyphenation) Page Layout | Page Setup | Hyphenation | Hyphenation Options
* Fix Broken Text Available as a download from the Office Online Web site
Word Count Review | Proofing | Word Count
Word Count Blog Post | Proofing | Spelling | Word Count
AutoSummarize Office Button | Word Options | Customize | All Commands | AutoSummary Tools
Look Up Reference Right-click in a word, and then click Look Up
Speech Removed from product
Shared Workspace File | Publish | Create Document Workspace
Track Changes Review | Tracking | Track Changes
Compare and Merge Documents Review | Compare | Compare | Compare
Compare and Merge Documents Review | Compare | Compare | Combine
Protect Document Developer | Protect | Protect Document
Protect Document Review | Protect | Protect Document
Online Collaboration (Meet Now) Removed from product
Online Collaboration (Schedule Meeting) Removed from product
Online Collaboration (Web Discussions) Removed from product
Online Collaboration (End Review) Removed from product
Letters and Mailings (Mail Merge) Mailings | Start Mail Merge | Start Mail Merge | Step by Step Mail Merge Wizard
Letters and Mailings (Show Mail Merge Toolbar) Toolbars have been removed from the product.
To find commands on the Mail Merge toolbar, go to the Mail Merge Toolbar sheet of this workbook.
* Letters and Mailings (Show Japanese Greetings Toolbar) Toolbars have been removed from the product.
To find commands on the Japanese Greetings toolbar, go to the Japanese Greetings Toolbar sheet of this workbook.
* Letters and Mailings (Japanese Postcard Wizard) Mailings | Create  | Japanese Postcard Wizard
Letters and Mailings (Envelopes and Labels) Mailings | Create | Envelopes
Letters and Mailings (Envelopes and Labels) Mailings | Create | Labels
* Letters and Mailings (Chinese Envelope Wizard) Mailings | Create | Chinese Envelope
Letters and Mailings (Letter Wizard) Removed from product
Macro (Macros) Developer | Code | Macros
Macro (Macros) View | Macros | Macros
Macro (Record New Macro) Developer | Code | Record Macro / Stop Recorder
Macro (Record New Macro) View | Macros | Macros | Record Macro / Stop Recorder
Macro (Security) Developer | Code | Macro Security
Macro (Visual Basic Editor) Developer | Code | Visual Basic
Macro (Microsoft Script Editor) Removed from product
Templates and Add-Ins Developer | Templates | Document Template
AutoCorrect Options Office Button | Word Options | Proofing | AutoCorrect Options
Customize Office Button | Word Options | Customize
Show Signature Office Button | Finish | Add a Digital Signature
Options Office Button | Word Options
 

Word 2003 (2002/2000) Location Word 2010/2013/2016 Location
AutoCorrect Options File | Options | Customize Ribbon | All Commands | AutoCorrect Options
AutoSummarize Removed from Product
Compare and Merge Documents File | Options | Customize Ribbon | All Commands | Compare & Combine
Compare and Merge Documents Review | Compare | Compare | Compare
Customize File | Options | Customize Ribbon | All Commands | Customize the Ribbon
Customize Quick Access Toolbar | Customize Quick Access Toolbar | More Commands
Fix Broken Text Removed from Product
Language Review | Language
Language | Hangul Hanja Conversion Review | Language | Hangul Hanja Conversion
Language | Hyphenation Page Layout | Page Setup | Hyphenation | Hyphenation Options
Language | Set Language Review | Language | Language | Set Proofing Language
Language | Thesaurus Review | Proofing | Thesaurus
Language | Translate Review | Language | Translate
Language | Translate Review | Language | Translate | Translate Document
Letters and Mailings | Chinese Envelope Wizard Mailings | Create | Chinese Envelope
Letters and Mailings | Envelopes and Labels File | Options | Customize Ribbon | All Commands | Envelope & Label Wizard
Letters and Mailings | Envelopes and Labels Mailings | Create | Envelopes
Letters and Mailings | Envelopes and Labels Mailings | Create | Labels
Letters and Mailings | Japanese Postcard Wizard File | Options | Customize Ribbon | All Commands | Japanese Postcard
Letters and Mailings | Japanese Postcard Wizard Mailings | Create | Japanese Postcard
Letters and Mailings | Letter Wizard Removed from Product
Letters and Mailings | Mail Merge Mailings | Start Mail Merge | Start Mail Merge | Step by Step Mail Merge Wizard
Letters and Mailings | Show Japanese Greetings Toolbar Removed from Product
Letters and Mailings | Show Mail Merge Toolbar Removed from Product
Look Up Reference Right-click a word, and then click Look Up.
Macro View | Macros
Macro | Macros Developer | Code | Macros
Macro | Macros View | Macros | Macros | View Macros
Macro | Macros View | Macros | View Macros
Macro | Microsoft Script Editor Removed from Product
Macro | Record New Macro Developer | Code | Record Macro / Stop Recorder
Macro | Record New Macro View | Macros | Macros | Record Macro / Stop Recorder
Macro | Security Developer | Code | Macro Security
Macro | Visual Basic Editor Developer | Code | Visual Basic
Online Collaboration | End Review File | Options | Customize Ribbon | All Commands | End Review
Online Collaboration | Meet Now Removed from Product
Online Collaboration | Schedule Meeting Removed from Product
Online Collaboration | Web Discussions Removed from Product
Options File | Options
Research Review | Proofing | Research
Shared Workspace Removed from Product
Show Signature File | Info | View Signatures
Speech Removed from Product
Spelling  File | Options | Customize Ribbon | All Commands | Spelling & Grammar
Spelling Customize Quick Access Toolbar | Spelling & Grammar
Spelling  Review | Proofing | Spelling & Grammar
Templates and Add-Ins File | Options | Add-Ins | Manage | COM Add-ins
Templates and Add-Ins File | Options | Add-Ins |Manage | Templates
Track Changes Review | Tracking | Track Changes
Track Changes Review | Tracking | Track Changes | Track Changes
Word Count Review | Proofing | Word Count
 
 

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What is Classic Menu for Office

The software Classic Menu for Office is designed for the people who are accustomed to the old interface of Microsoft Office 2003, XP (2002) and 2000. It brings back the classic menus and toolbars to Microsoft Office (includes Word) 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016. The classic view helps the people to smoothly upgrade to the latest version of Office, and work with Office 2007/2010/2013/2016 as if it were Office 2003.

  • All new features and commands of Office 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016 have been added to the menus and toolbars;
  • Without any training or tutorials after upgrading, users can work with Office 2007/2010/2013/2016 immediately;
  • Easy to show or hide the classic menus, toolbars and ribbon tabs;
  • Easy to install and use. Supports all languages. Free download!
  • Easy to deploy to all computers in your company.
Classic Menu for Office 2007

(Includes Classic Menu for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook 2007)

 
Classic Menu for Office

(Includes Classic Menu for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, InfoPath, Publisher, Visio and Project 2010, 2013 and 2016)

Classic Look of Word 2007/2010

Screen Shot of Classic Menu for Word


 
 

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