Collapsing the Ribbon in MS PROJECT 2013


this will be an easy one, because tomorrow is a New Year (2014), so I’ll finish this year with an answer to my Blog Reader. The Problem is very Simple:

Dear Sir, I’m using the Ribbon all the time, but Each and every time I have to click on exact Tab to see it! After I do something it disappears. Is it a Bug? Thank you very much!”.

First of all, it is not a bug. Someone likes to have Ribbon on the screen all of the time, someone not.

Lets see what we can do here. The screen for a new Project is:


I will add a brand new Task to it:


What if I want to make it 100% completed? I have to click on the Task Tab, and then:


and I’ll get:


As you can see, the Ribbon is gone! If you want to have a Ribbon on the screen all of the time you should do this:


and you will get:


The Ribbon is here, and It will stay here!

Please allow me to wish you a Happy New Year, and I hope that you will stay my Readers in 2014 year as well! All the Best!



About Nenad Trajkovski

Location: Zagreb, Croatia Occupation: Project Manager Interests: Project Management and MS PROJECT He was born in Zagreb, Croatia at 1963. After completing his college he started working on projects in different business areas (banking, manufacturing, automotive industry, distribution, oil companies, etc.) developing and implementing ERP systems into different companies. He has got a lot of experience working with people in different business processes and also possesses great knowledge in information technologies and financial services. Today he works as a business consultant, adn Project Manager in PERPETUUM MOBILE d.o.o. Zagreb. He is a regular lecturer for Project Management in MS Innovation Center in Varaždin, Logosoft Sarajevo in Bosnia and Herzegovina and SEAVUS GROUP in Skopje Macedonia. He was named the best lecturer of WINDAYS 2008 while his lecture was also voted as the best. In addition, he was in TOP 10 lecturers at the MS SINERGY 2009 and MS VISIA 2009, 2010. Shares first place as the best lecturer of KulenDays 2009 and 2010 and PMI Conference 2009 in Zagreb. He is also a regular lecturer in the MS Community. He is a Certified Accountant and a PMP (Project Manager Professional) and a PMI-RMP (Risk Manager Professional), MCP, MCT, and Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist - Microsoft Project 2010. From 01.01.2012 awarded with MVP (Microsoft Most Valuable Proffesional - Microsoft Project)!
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2 Responses to Collapsing the Ribbon in MS PROJECT 2013

  1. Dean says:

    Brilliant – many thanks- works great. Saved me lots of time and effort with this fix.

  2. Erik van Hurck says:

    Nice post to close the year. Simple and elegantly explained. Have a great new year Nenad!

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