One of the annoying things in Microsoft MS Word is the mini toolbar, which pops-up every time you highlight or select any text. If you are annoyed of this mini toolbar in MS word then here is how to enable and disable mini toolbar in MS word 2013.
You can easily disable or enable Mini Toolbar in MS Word 2013 or 2007 by navigating to File Menu or Office Button, then Options. In General tab, uncheck show mini toolbar on selection to disable it. Follow these steps to do the same.
How to Disable Mini Toolbar in MS Word
Step 1: Open MS Word 2013 on your PC.
Step 2: Click on File Menu at the top left. If you are on older version of Office (Office 2007 or older) then click on Office Button.
Step 3: From File Menu, select Options. If you are on MS word 2007 then select Word Options after clicking on Office button.
Step 4: Under General Tab, Uncheck “Show Mini Toolbar on Selection“ to disable Mini Toolbar.
Step 5: Click on OK to save the settings.
How to Enable Mini Toolbar in MS Word
Step 1: Open MS Word on your PC.
Step 2: Click on File Menu (Office 2013) or on Office button (Office 2007).
Step 3: Select Options (Office 2013) or Select Word options (Office 2007).
Step 4: Check / tick “Show Mini Toolbar on Selection”.
Step 5: click Ok to save the setting.
Mini toolbar also appears on Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Publisher. For some users, Mini Toolbar might be useful as it allows you to select fonts, text size, color, styles and other things directly from it. However, if you find Mini toolbar to be annoying then you could follow above steps to disable it.