Customize

Customize the Surfer ribbon, Quick Access Toolbar, and keyboard shortcuts by clicking File | Customize Ribbon or by right-clicking on the ribbon and selecting Customize the Ribbon. Customize the ribbon by clicking Customize Ribbon on the left side of the dialog. Customize the Quick Access Toolbar by clicking Quick Access Toolbar on the left side of the dialog. Customize the keyboard commands by clicking Customize at the bottom of the dialog next to Keyboard shortcuts.

 

The Customize dialog lets you create keyboard shortcuts for common actions and change the appearance of the ribbon and Quick Access Toolbar.

 

Customizing the Ribbon

The ribbon is customizable in Surfer. To customize the commands in the ribbon, right-click on the ribbon and select Customize the Ribbon.

 

In the Customize dialog, you can add new tabs, add groups, hide existing tabs or custom groups, and add commands to any custom group. You can also rearrange the tabs into an order that fits your needs better.

 

To customize the commands in the Customize dialog, right-click on the ribbon and select Customize the Ribbon.  In the Customize Ribbon dialog, use the following options.

 

Tab options:

 

Group options:

 

Command options:

Commands can only be added to or deleted from custom groups. Commands can only be rearranged or renamed in custom groups. If you wish to edit commands in default groups, the default group should be hidden and a new custom group should be created with the same commands.

 

Reset the Ribbon

To reset all customizations on the ribbon, click the Reset button at the bottom of the Customize Ribbon dialog.

 

Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar

The Quick Access Toolbar is a customizable toolbar. One method that can be used to add commands to the Quick Access Toolbar is to right-click on the command in the ribbon and choose Add to Quick Access Toolbar. The command is automatically added to the end of the toolbar.

 

To customize the commands on the Quick Access Toolbar, right-click on the Quick Access Toolbar or ribbon and select Customize Quick Access Toolbar

 

In the Customize dialog,

  1. To add a command, select the command from the list on the left that you want to add. Click the Add>> button and the command is added to the list on the right.

  2. To add a separator between commands, select <Separator> and click Add>>. Move the separator to the desired position.

  3. To delete a command, select the command from the list on the right. Click the <<Remove button and the command is removed from the list on the right.

  4. To rearrange commands or move separators, click on the command or separator name from the list on the right that you want to move. Click the up and down arrow buttons on the far right to move the command up or down the list. Commands are shown in the exact order that they are displayed in the Quick Access Toolbar.

  5. To reset the Quick Access Toolbar to the default display, click the Reset button below the list on the right side of the dialog.

  6. Click OK and all changes are made.

 

Keyboard Shortucts

Click the Customize button next to Keyboard shortcuts to add, remove, or change the keyboard shortcuts in Surfer. The Customize Keyboard dialog is displayed.

 

 

See Also

Ribbon

Quick Access Toolbar

Customize Keyboard

File Menu Commands