Ribbon Finder for Office - Quickly Search Office Commands in Office 2007 or Office 2010


This handy Office add-in helps you find and use thousands of Microsoft Office commands, familiarizing you with the new ribbon interface of Microsoft Office 2007 and 2010.

  • Adds a "Finder" tab in the Ribbon
  • Simply search commands in Microsoft Office applications
  • Compatible with Microsoft Office 2007 and Office 2010
  • 15-day free trial available

Have you ever thought about that how many commands containing in a Microsoft Office program? A single Microsoft Office program, such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, or Excel, has more than ten thousand commands! So, what is the fastest way to find what you want from such a huge list?

Ribbon Finder helps you search through and find the exact command that you need from thousands of commands in a Microsoft Office 2007 / 2010 applications (Word, Excel ®, PowerPoint®, Outlook®, Access®, InfoPath, Publisher, MS Project and Visio).

In fact, Ribbon Finder allows you to search commands and functions in your own words. It's simple and fast!
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Ribbon Finder Features

  • Supports entering more than one keywords to search commands.
  • Supports searching in multiple languages. For example, if you are using the Microsoft Office applications in French, you can enter keywords in French for searching commands.
  • Number of search results on each page can be customized. The number can vary between 3 and 30.
  • You can use big or small icon in the search results.
  • The search box can be displaying in the QAT (Quick Access Toolbar).

 

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arrow blue right bubbleWhy should we use the Ribbon Finder?

Let me tell you my story, and you will find out the why exactly. One day, I had to resend an e-mail in Outlook 2010. I spent almost half an hour to learn how to get it done. It’s simple, if you know the How-To. I asked my colleague, but he told me that he couldn't figure it out even after browsing through all the tabs and commands in Outlook 2010! After a few more futile attempts, I finally looked for a solution on the Internet. Thanks to Google, I found the answer. But it’s really really time-consuming!

Could you imagine that you need to spend lots of time to search command in Microsoft Office 2007 / 2010 applicaitons?

arrow blue right bubbleIs Ribbon Finder a good solution?

With Ribbon Finder, knowing how to resend an e-mail in Outlook 2010 is easy and simple. Just open an e-mail which you want to resend and enter “resend” in the search box, and then you can resend it immediately. You don’t have to scroll around between different tabs and commands any more!

arrow blue right bubbleTo know more about how the Ribbon Finder works with Microsoft Office 2007 / 2010 applications:

① Type or enter your keywords in the search box, just as you would enter them in the Google search bar. For example, I am going to search for “Insert” in Microsoft Word 2010.

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(Fig. 1)

② Once you click the search button, the most relevant Office commands are displayed on the first page. You can also click the “Next” button to browse more commands. The search results show commands that are relevant to the keyword you entered. As the image shows, searching for “Insert” has yielded 65 relevant results, which are distributed over 8 pages (See Fig. 2). This message is really useful, if you are unable to find the commands you need on the first two pages. You could also alter your keywords or enter more keywords in the search box to refine your search. For example, if you want to know how to insert a picture in Word 2010, just enter “Insert picture” in the search box, and the search results will feature the correct commands (See Fig. 3).

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(Fig. 2)

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(Fig. 3)

Tips: Entering precise keywords will give you more accurate search results. You can enter more than one keyword in the search box by using spaces to separate them.


Ribbon Finder for Office 2010:

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Ribbon Finder for Office 2007:

Ribbon Finder for Office 2007