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how to keep the “Home Work--Bar” open at all times instead of closing when the cursor moves to another location.
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Double-click Home at the top.
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If you double-click the home button at the top, it should stick.

Good luck !
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Hello,

I'm not quite sure I understand your question completely, but I assume you are talking about the ribbon in Excel 2007 or later.

The ribbon can be expanded (always showing) or minimised (only showing when you click a tab). The double-click method harryhelp has mentioned is one way of toggling between expanded and minimised, and a very quick one at that.

Other ways are:

Hit Ctrl-F1

click the little arrow to the left of the Help icon (looks like a question mark) at the top right hand side of the window. See screenshots


ribbonup.png
ribbondown.png
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Note that the ribbon will not always show the Home tab, though, even if it is set to expanded.

cheers, teylyn
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