Hide or show the ribbon

You can choose when to hide or show the ribbon in Office 2016. If your ribbon has disappeared, follow the steps below to show it.

Each tab has a ribbon offering buttons for common tasks. The ribbon runs along the top of the program.

Hide (collapse) the Ribbon

  • On the far right of the ribbon click the arrow to Collapse the Ribbon

Hide Ribbon

The ribbon will collapse and only the names of the tabs will show.

Show (pin) the Ribbon

  1. Click on a tab e.g. Home
  2. On the far right of the ribbon click the pin button

Show Ribbon

The ribbon will show at the top of your program.

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