Enable The Developer Tab in the Ribbon - PowerPoint 2010
Author: Geetesh Bajaj
Product/Version: PowerPoint 2010
Date Created: November 3rd 2010
Last Updated: June 6th 2012
Excerpt/Capsule: Learn how to enable the Developer tab in PowerPoint 2010.
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 of the Ribbon 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
Figure 1: Options under File menu
- This will bring up PowerPoint Options dialog box shown in Figure
Select the Customize Ribbon tab (on the left pane) and check to show
the Developer tab within the list on the right side (highlighted
in red). Click OK.
Figure 2: Developer option enabled
- Now the Developer tab is visible in the Ribbon, as shown in Figure
Figure 3: Developer tab made visible in the Ribbon