Restore 'classic' menus to Office 2007

If you're anything like me, seek help. Oh, I mean, if you're anything like me, you probably had trouble adjusting to Office 2007's Ribbon interface.

With UBitMenu, old-fangled Office menus are just a Ribbon tab away.

With UBitMenu, old-fangled Office menus are just a Ribbon tab away.

If you're anything like me, seek help. Oh, I mean, if you're anything like me, you probably had trouble adjusting to Office 2007's Ribbon interface.

Heck, I knew Old Office's pull-down menus inside and out. Now, after all these years, I'm supposed to relearn simple tasks like how to open a document or adjust line spacing? Thanks, but no thanks, Microsoft R&D.

If you feel the same way, you'll be glad to discover UBitMenu. This free plug-in restores those beloved pull-down menus to Office 2007. And it keeps the Ribbon, too, which is good for users who want to learn the new interface without totally abandoning the old one.

After installing UBitMenu, you'll see a new tab next to Home: the aptly named Menu. Click it and you'll find File, Edit, View, Insert, Format, and all the rest of those long-lost drop-downs.

Even better, UBitMenu retains most of Office 2007's souped-up features, like the more robust Save As sub-menu. You get the best of both worlds.

For anyone frustrated because they can't find common Office features, UBitMenu is a godsend. And it's free! Does that just make your day or what?

Join the newsletter!

Or

Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more.

Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. View our privacy policy before signing up.

Error: Please check your email address.

Tags microsoft office

Keep up with the latest tech news, reviews and previews by subscribing to the Good Gear Guide newsletter.

Rick Broida

PC World (US online)
Show Comments

Most Popular Reviews

Latest Articles

Resources

PCW Evaluation Team

Cate Bacon

Aruba Instant On AP11D

The strength of the Aruba Instant On AP11D is that the design and feature set support the modern, flexible, and mobile way of working.

Dr Prabigya Shiwakoti

Aruba Instant On AP11D

Aruba backs the AP11D up with a two-year warranty and 24/7 phone support.

Tom Pope

Dynabook Portégé X30L-G

Ultimately this laptop has achieved everything I would hope for in a laptop for work, while fitting that into a form factor and weight that is remarkable.

Tom Sellers

MSI P65

This smart laptop was enjoyable to use and great to work on – creating content was super simple.

Lolita Wang

MSI GT76

It really doesn’t get more “gaming laptop” than this.

Featured Content

Product Launch Showcase

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?