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08-28-2002, 03:31 AM
Normally when I have 2 different files open in excel there are 2 tabs in teh start bar down the bottom, which means its easy for me to change from one file to another if I have alot of things open. All of a sudden when I have 2 files open in excel only the single tab shows on the start bar and I have to click on window then choose the other file to get to it. Does anybody know why this has happened or how I can change it back 2 before????
I am using excel 2000, win 98.
thanks for any help you can provide.
08-28-2002, 02:26 PM
just a from® the 'horizontal menu list' thattts just a cross® the top??? did you just a try® going...
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08-28-2002, 06:47 PM
Tools --> Options --> View --> Windows in Taskbar
08-29-2002, 06:38 AM
thanks for the help with that.
Ive done anther silly thing, whilst messing around with the tool bar I have managed to remove or delete the 'data' menu in excel. this happened when I was trying to add more toolbar icons etc to the toolbar. For the life of me I cant work out how to get the menu back to what is was before.
Please help, i KNow its PrObAbLy somthing obvious but i cant work it out.
thanks for any and all help.
08-29-2002, 07:51 PM
Originally posted by cornnfedd
Ive done anther silly thing, whilst messing around with the tool bar I have managed to remove or delete the 'data' menu in excel. this happened when I was trying to add more toolbar icons etc to the toolbar. For the life of me I cant work out how to get the menu back to what is was before.Tools --> Customize --> Commands
Under "Categories," scroll down and select "Built-in Menus."
In the right column, scroll down until you see "Data" (it's about half-way down).
Click and drag "Data" from the right column to the toolbar (it should be between "Tools" and "Window.").
08-29-2002, 09:05 PM
Another place you may want to look at for some other useful options is View -> Toolbars -> Customize. You should see 3 tabs: Toolbars, Commands, and Options. Explore around there a little and also see Tools -> Options (the "View" tab in particular). Should find everything you're looking for. Just be sure that if you make changes that you remember (keep a txt file if you have to) where and how you made the changes in case you need to go back.
Finally, if you get really messed up choose Help -> Detect and Repair and restore your default settings.
08-29-2002, 09:50 PM
Originally posted by boxer_1
View -> Toolbars -> CustomizeThat takes you to the same screen as my solution. ;)
08-30-2002, 07:11 AM
cheers 4 the help :thumbsup:
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