Microsoft Excel 2013 gives option to add Windows calculator to Excel Quick Access Toolbar or Ribbon. This way a user can directly access calculator right inside the Excel to perform some calculations tasks in spreadsheets without leaving the Excel. So, this is the sort of an interaction enhancement feature added to Microsoft Excel 2013, to be able to add calculator to itself to give users quick access to calculator. In following we provide a step by step instructions set that enables you to add calculator to Excel 2013 toolbar / ribbon.
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In this guide we are going to add calculator in
Ribbon under the
Home tab and before big Paste icon.
Right click on Excel Ribbon and select
Customize the Ribbon.. option
If you want to add Calculator icon in the
Quick Access Toolbar (Icons right on the top of the window) then choose
Customize Quick Access Toolbar... option.
Do the following steps on Excel Options window
All Commands from
Choose commands form drop-down menu.
Create a new group in
Main Tabs. select
Home from Main Tabs and,
New Group button.
Find and select
Calculator in the commands list.
Add >> button to add calculator in ribbon tools.
That’s it, now click
OK button to save changes and you can see the Windows Calculator icon in the Excel 2013 ribbon
To change the place of Calculator icon and give a proper name to the group, follow the following steps below.
step-1 again to open Excel Options windows.
Select the group that we added earlier and click on
Type the display name, select the Calculator icon from icons list and click
To change the icon place in Excel 2013 ribbon select the group and click on
UP/Down arrows button, take it to above the
Clipboard group. Save the changes by clicking
Here you can see the calculator icon location is changed and the display name as well.
In this guide you have added Windows Calculator icon in Excel 2013 ribbon / toolbar. You can add more tools or commands in the ribbon go and explore the other command in Excel Options windows and add your own favorite commands or tools in the Excel ribbon.
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