Enable The Developer Tab in the Ribbon - PowerPoint 2007
Author: Geetesh Bajaj
Product/Version: PowerPoint 2007
Date Created: November 3rd 2010
Last Updated: November 3rd 2010
Excerpt/Capsule: Learn how to enable the Developer tab in PowerPoint 2007.
The Developer tab of the Ribbon is chock-a-block of options that let you
play with VBA programming,
macros, andActiveX 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
-- and can be turned on (or off) by following the subsequent steps:
Figure 1: There's no Developer tab in the Ribbon by default
Tip: If the Developer tab is indeed visible in your Ribbon, you need not enable it.
- Choose Office
Button | PowerPoint Options, to bring up a dialog box of the same
- In the Popular tab (on the left pane), check the
option that says Show Developer tab in the Ribbon highlighted in
red, as shown in Figure
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, see Figure 3).
Figure 2: Developer tab visible on the Ribbon