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How to show developer tab/ribbon in Word?

Developer tab contains many advanced functions of Word and it has not been displayed in Word by default. This tutorial will show you the way to show developer tab in ribbon.

Show developer tab in Word 2007

Show developer tab in Word 2010/2013

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Step 1: click Office icon on the top left of Word, and then click Word Options button;

Step 2: check Show Developer tab in the Ribbon

Step 3: click OK, and developer tab will be shown in the ribbon.

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Step 1: click File tab and then click Options;

Step 2: click Customize Ribbon, and then check Develop item as next figure shown;

Step 3: click OK to show Developer tab in ribbon.

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With Kutools for Word, you can directly apply advanced functions such as inserting check box, and without finding them from Developer tab. See screenshot:

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How to display kutools for word in word?
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I am struggling to find kutools in word! I wish this could be made easier in 6 years.
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