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Customizing the Word Interface > Customizing Keyboard Shortcuts - Pg. 93

Customizing Context Menus While most of the other Office 2000 applications allow you to customize the com- mand bars, only Word lets you customize context menus. Every single context menu available throughout the program can be customized using the same techniques we just went through for customizing normal menus and toolbars. First, open the Customize dialog using Tools Customize and switch to the Tool- bars tab. From the list, select the Shortcut Menus toolbar to open it onscreen. This toolbar is only available while in customization mode and closes as soon as you close the Customize dialog. The three menus on this toolbar hold submenus representing all of Word's context menus. Use the Commands tab of the Customize dialog to add commands to a context menu the same way you would to a normal menu. In Figure 3-31, I am adding the Next Change command to the Track Changes context menu. I would also add the Previous Change command. That way, I could navigate through revisions using the context menu rather than the Reviewing toolbar. Throughout this book, I will try to point out useful additions you can make to Word's context menus with this powerful ability. Customizing Word Customizing Keyboard Shortcuts At the bottom of the Tools Customize dialog on all three tabs, a button named Keyboard leads to one of Word's great customization tools. The button opens a dialog (Figure 3-32) for viewing, changing, and assigning keyboard shortcuts to ev-