Enable Developer Tab in the Ribbon - PowerPoint 2007 for Windows
Learn how to enable the Developer tab in PowerPoint 2007.
Author: Geetesh Bajaj
Product/Version: Microsoft PowerPoint 2007
OS: Windows 7 and 8
The Developer tab of the Ribbon is chock-a-block of options that let you play with
programming, macros, and
ActiveX controls -- the last option allows you to Insert
a Flash movie in PowerPoint 2007. By default, the Developer tab is not visible (as shown in Figure 1
) -- and can be turned on (or off) by following the subsequent steps:
Figure 1: There's no Developer tab in the Ribbon by default
- Choose Office Button |
PowerPoint Options, to bring up a dialog box of the same name.
- In the Popular tab (on the left pane), select the check-box that says Show
Developer tab in the Ribbon as shown highlighted in red
within Figure 2.
Figure 2: Check the option to show the Developer tab
- Click OK to get back to the
PowerPoint interface -- you should now see the
Developer tab in the Ribbon
(highlighted in red within Figure 3).
Figure 3: Developer tab visible on the Ribbon
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