You can run all Pathagoras features from the buttons and boxes behind the Pathagoras tab.

   But as a practical matter, it still will take at least two or three clicks to gain access to most features. These steps below will allow you one-click access to the features and tools you most commonly use, and to create a highly personalized toolbar.

   The "QAT" (Quick Access Toolbar) is a special toolbar that Word provides which allows you one-click access to any pre-programmed action. The QAT that ships with Word is initially populated with the "Save", "Undo" and "Redo" commands. You can add any other Word commands to the QAT. Do so by right clicking on any button and select the "Add to Quick Access Toolbar" element in the list.

   In addition to Word commands, any feature or button that you can click in the Pathagoras tab can also be placed on the QAT. The steps are identica: Simply display the command and then right click. (It can be any button or menu that you see, whether topmost or bottommost of in the middle.) The same icon as appears in the main menu area will be copied to the QAT.




tipAdding (and removing) elements to (and from) the QAT Quick Access Toolbar could not be easier. So don't hesitate to treat the QAT as a fluid editing tool. When you are Pathagorizing documents, add the Pathagorizing tools you find yourself calling on the most to the QAT. (The Bookmark tool, for example, when you are adding bookmarks; the Adobe Acrobat tool if you use Adobe a lot.) When (if)you are done with a tool, remove it. Add other tools to the QAT as you are using them intensely, and remove them when you are done (or leave them. There is really no limit to the number of QAT elements you can have.

tipOnce added to the QAT, any element can be called from the keyboard. Here's the trick. Add any item to the QAT (Pathagoras or not). Press the <Alt> key. A series of numbers or letters will be displayed in black boxes in the ribbon. The number or letter next to the element you just added can now be called from the keyboard with thepress of Alt- and that letter or number.

tip You may wish to place Pathagoras functions in a group and set out the group with a 'spacer.' This can easily be accomplished. Click the option called "Customize Quick Access Toolbar." There you can rearrange the functions that current reside in the QAT and add the appropriate spacers to your liking.