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"file" menu option is missing from excel menu bar

by footloose77 / January 24, 2008 1:20 PM PST

The file menu option of excel is underneath the X on the far right menu bar. How do I get it to display properly? I can't access it where it is now.

This happened to my computer at work. A few months ago I was connected directly to the server. Ever since strange things happen. Excel was working fine until about 2 weeks ago.

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by Kees Bakker / January 24, 2008 4:24 PM PST

Press alt-F and the contents will pop-down.

To repair this situation, try:
- contact the work IT-staff to solve it
- repair install of Office
- delete *.xlb (although that's only for the toolbars)
- try it in another account
- uninstall and reinstall of Office
- uninstall, registry cleaner and reinstall of Office

Hope this helps.


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Thank you
by footloose77 / January 27, 2008 6:45 AM PST
In reply to: Work-around.

I have already contacted IT about the situation. I will try the alt -F.

Thank you for your input. I will try IT again as well.

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Stop Dragging it
by entrecon / January 28, 2008 10:47 PM PST

View>Toolbars>Customize>Options Tab
Make sure "Show Standard and Formatting toolbars on two rows" is checked.

You can drag and drop toolbars around the screen to where you want them. There should be a dotted line just to the left of "File" and clicking and dragging that will re-position the toolbar to where you want it.

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