Learn PowerPoint 2013 for Windows: Add and Rename Ribbon Tabs

Created: Thursday, January 24, 2013, posted by Geetesh Bajaj at 4:10 am

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The Ribbon that you see within the PowerPoint 2013 user interface was designed to solve a problem — older versions of PowerPoint that were populated with menus and toolbars ended with so many submenus and toolbars that many users did not know if a specific feature even existed in PowerPoint. Even worse, the toolbars could occupy so much screen real estate that you would be left with a much smaller area for your slide! Enter the Ribbon which did help resolve some of these problems — but it came with a problem of its own: it did not provide customization options when first introduced in PowerPoint 2007. This was quickly rectified in PowerPoint 2010 and 2013.

Learn how to add and rename Ribbon tabs in PowerPoint 2013.

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