When you start KWord for the first time, several toolbars
are visible. If you don't think you will need a toolbar, and want to
reclaim that desktop space, you can hide any or all of the toolbars
To hide a toolbar, Select
the menubar. This will bring up a submenu. All of the toolbars are
listed. Simply select the toolbar you want to hide or restore.
Toolbars can be located on the screen in 5 places.
refer to the
edges of the KWord screen.
By locating a toolbar in the
position, for example, you move the toolbar into a horizontal position
below the Document Area, and along the bottom of the KWord
window. By locating a toolbar in the
position,however, you move the toolbar into a vertical position to the
left of the Document Area, and along the left edge of the KWord
Multiple toolbars can be located at each of these points in the
screen. (You could, for instance, move all the toolbars to the top of
the screen). KWord will shuffle toolbars around, to fit in the most
compact way at that location.
There are two ways to move any toolbar.
Click on the striped area of the toolbar with the
mouse button and hold
the button down. Drag the toolbar to the desired location. You will
see a rectangular shape indicating the position and orientation of the
toolbar. When at the desired location, release the mouse button and the
toolbar will be inserted there.
Click on the toolbar with the
. A small submenu will
mouse button. A
popup menu will appear. Select
If you select
for any toolbar, a new window will be created just for that toolbar. This window can be moved independently from the KWord window.
Finally, if you select
for any toolbar, the toolbar will be reduced to a horizontal section of lines located directly below the menubar. To restore this menubar, simply double click with the mouse button on the flattened toolbar and the toolbar will be restored to its original size and position.
Changing the look of your toolbars
Toolbars can have their buttons displayed different ways. Below
are examples of the four options for the
|Text Aside Icons
|Text Under Icons
To change the appearance of a toolbar, place the cursor over on
the toolbar you want to change, and click with the
A small menu will appear at the mouse cursor. Select
. This will open a submenu,
select your preference from the list.
You can also select the size of the icons by clicking on the
toolbar with the
and then your preferred icon
mouse button. A small popup menu will appear. Select
Setting the look of one toolbar does not alter the look
of another toolbar.