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Creating a Custom Fonts Toolbar

A custom toolbar is the ideal place to put shortcuts for the fonts you regularly use. With a custom fonts toolbar, all you have to do is click a button to switch fonts. Here’s how to create a custom toolbar and add fonts to it.

To create a toolbar:

  1. Right-click any toolbar and select Customize from the shortcut menu.

  2. In the Customize dialog box, click the Toolbars tab.

  3. Click the New button.

  4. In the Toolbar Name box, enter a name for your new toolbar (“Fonts” would be a good one).

  5. Click OK. A tiny little Fonts toolbar appears on your screen.

To add your favorite fonts to it:

  1. In the Customize dialog box (which should still be open), click the Commands tab.

  2. Under Categories, click Fonts.

  3. In the Commands box, find a font you want to include and drag it to the Fonts toolbar.

  4. Repeat Step 3 until you've added all the fonts you want.

  5. Click OK.

(Posted 09/23/2000)