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OFFXP: Unable to Move Menu Commands Below the List of Most Recently Used Files

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This article was previously published under Q280591

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When you drag commands on the File menu to a location above the list of Most Recently Used files, and no menu command appears below that file listing, you are no longer able to place a menu command below the listing of most recently used files.

You expect to be able to restore the menu commands to their original positions on the File menu.

NOTE: You are able to restore the position of menu commands below the Most Recently Used file listing in Microsoft Word.

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To work around this issue, reset the Menu Bar settings. To do this, follow these steps:

NOTE: This will remove any menu bar customizations that exist.
  1. Start your Office program.
  2. On the Tools menu, click Customize.

    The Customize dialog box appears.
  3. On the Toolbars tab, in the Toolbars list, click Menu Bar, and then click Reset.

    NOTE: In Microsoft Excel, click Worksheet Menu Bar instead of Menu Bar.

    You receive the following message:
    Are you sure you want to reset the changes made to the 'Menu Bar' toolbar?
    NOTE: In Microsoft Excel, you receive the following message:
    Are you sure you want to reset the changes made to the 'Worksheet Menu Bar' toolbar?
  4. Click OK.

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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

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More information

For more information about moving menu commands, click Microsoft Help on the Help menu, type Customize menu commands in the Office Assistant or the Answer Wizard, and then click Search to view the topics returned.

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Keywords: KB280591, kbpending, kbbug

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Article Info
Article ID : 280591
Revision : 7
Created on : 3/14/2007
Published on : 3/14/2007
Exists online : False
Views : 393