Enable Developer Tab in the Ribbon - PowerPoint 2010 for Windows
Learn how to enable the Developer tab in PowerPoint 2010.
Author: Geetesh Bajaj
Product/Version: Microsoft PowerPoint 2010
OS: Windows 7 and 8
The Developer tab of the Ribbon in PowerPoint 2010 has options that let you work with VBA content and macros -- in addition, you also use this tab to access options that allow you to insert Flash movies through an ActiveX controls in PowerPoint 2010. By default, this tab is not visible and has to be turned on. Follow these steps to make the Developer tab visible (or invisible):
- Choose the File menu and select Options, as shown in Figure 1.
Figure 1: Options within File menu
- This will bring up PowerPoint Options dialog box shown in Figure 2.
Select the Customize Ribbon tab (within the left pane) and select the Developer
check-box (highlighted in red) within the list on the right side. Click
Figure 2: Developer check-box selected
- Now the Developer tab is visible on the Ribbon, as shown in
Figure 3: Developer tab made visible on the Ribbon
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