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How to Activate the Developer Tab for Office 2010-2016

By default, Microsoft Office applications don’t display the  Developer tab on the Ribbon. Develop tab in Office programs Microsoft Word provides users with the option to write and run macros, use ActiveX controls and XML commands, create applications in Microsoft Office, and more.

Here is aguide on how to activate Develop tab for Microsoft Office.

Steps to Show the Developer Tab for Office2010-2016

By default, Microsoft Office applications don’t display the Developer tab on the Ribbon. Use these steps, you can show the Developer tab on the Ribbon for Word/Excel/Outlook/ PowerPoint 2010-2016.

Step 1: Open any one of the Office applications. On the File tab, select the Options button.

Click File and then Options

Step 2: Select the Customize Ribbon button. In the list of main tabs, select the Developer check box.

Show the Developer tab

Step 3: Click the OK button to close the Options dialog box.

You will see Developer tab now displays on the ribbon

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