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Customize the ribbon tab

Click on the option "Customize the Ribbon…" (you find it in the quick access tool bar).
Dialog window: Ribbon Customization
Here you can customize the ribbon tab according to your needs. You have the following possibilities:

  • create new categories
  • create a ribbon tab with customized selection of tools
  • rename ribbon tabs and tool groups
  • summerize tools in a ribbon tab within tool groups
  • re-sort tools or remove tools
  • import/export the settings of customized ribbon tab

1. Create new category

Click on the button "New" and then on the option "New Category". In the list on the right hand side appears the new category named "New Category". Simultaneously a new tab and a new group is created.
Dialog window: Ribbon Customization - New Category

1.1 Define customized names

You can rename the new category (respective the new ribbon tab or the new group) by clicking on the button "Rename…" (the corresponding entry has to be selected).
Dialog window: Ribbon Customization - Rename Category
Enter a new name und confirm with the button "OK".

1.2 Charge tool group with tools

After creating a new tool group you can charge it with tools. Select the desired tool in the list on the left hand side (tool should be highlighted) and select in the list on the right hand side the corresponding tool group (group should be highlighted as well).
Dialog window: Ribbon Customization - Move-Tool-in-new-Group
Then click on the button "Arrow right".
Repeate the procedure for all customized tool groups.

1.3 Remove tools from tool groups or remove tool groups

If you want to remove a tool from a tool group , just select the tool and click on the button "Arrow left". This is only possible in customized tool groups.
If you want to remove a tool group , just select the tool group and click on the button "Arrow left".

1.4 Re-sort tools, tool groups and ribbon tabs

To change the position of tools, tool groups and ribbon tabs, select the corresponding element and click on the button "Arrow up" or "Arrow down" to move the element upwards respective downwards in the sequence.

1.5 Save the customized settings

Click on the button "OK" to save your settings.

Below you can see an example with the category "Internal", the ribbon tab "Tagging-Workflow" and the two tool groups "Preparing" and "Font".
Example of a customized ribbon tab

2. Create new ribbon tab

Click on the button "New" and then on the option "New Tab". In the list on the right hand side a new ribbon tab named "New Tab" is created. Simultaneously a new group is created.
To charge the new tool group with tools proceed as described in "Create new category".

3. Create new tool group

Click on the button "New" and then on the option "New Group". In the list on the right hand side a new tool group named "New Group" is created.
To charge the new tool group with tools proceed as described in "Create new category".

4. Export customizations

Click on the button "Import/Export" and then on option "Export all customizations". A dialog window opens where you can define memory location and filename. By default the file is saved with the name "RibbonSettings" (xml-file).

5. Import customizations

Click on the button "Import/Export" and then on option "Import customization file". A dialog window opens where you can select the corresponding file.

6. Reset customizations

6.1 Reset only selected ribbon tab

Select a ribbon tab. Click on the button "Reset" and then on option "Reset only selected Ribbon tab". All customized settings in this ribbon tab will be reset.

6.2 Reset all customizations

Click on the button "Reset" and choose the option "Reset all customizations". All customized settings will be reset.

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