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OpenOffice Tutorial: View toolbar buttons as text and icons

How-To: OpenOffice Tutorial: View toolbar buttons as text and icons
  1. In all OpenOffice applications, toolbar buttons are shown as icons by default, but its possible to change this to text and icons, or text only.
  2. To view toolbar buttons as text and icons, you have to access the customize dialog window.
  3. Access the window by first clicking on the "View" option here.
  4. Next, on the menu that opens move your mouse over the option "Toolbars." Then, a side menu should appear look for the "Customize..." option there and click on it once.
  5. Once, the customize window opens, go to the toolbar tab and choose the toolbar you want to change by clicking on this down-arrow.
  6. A list of toolbars should drop down. Just click on the name of the toolbar you want change.
  7. Once you have selected the toolbar, click here on the toolbar button.
  8. Next, on the menu that opens, click on the option "Icons & Text."
  9. Afterwards, press "OK."
  10. Great! As you can see this toolbar has changed to display buttons as text and icons.
  11. Congratulations! You have learned how to view toolbar buttons as text and icons.

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View toolbar buttons as text and icons

This screencast demonstrates how to view toolbar buttons as text and icons. You learn:

  • How to access the customize dialog window.
  • How to change the view of toolbar buttons to text and icons.

Applications

This tutorial procedure can be applied to the following OpenOffice.org

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