2010 excel QAT backup

how can i backup/export my customized QAT [quick access toolbar]?
where are the settings stored?
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alk444Connect With a Mentor Author Commented:
C:\Users\Owner\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Office\Excel.officeUI is it. by further experimentation i found that it can be exported [and imported] from the QAT customization form.
Rory ArchibaldCommented:
Search for Excel.qat on your C drive (location will vary by OS)
alk444Author Commented:
no joy. file does not exist.

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Rory ArchibaldCommented:
You need to ensure you search in hidden and system folders.
On my machine (XP) it is:
C:\Documents and Settings\username\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\OFFICE
alk444Author Commented:
i do not have any files or extensions hidden.

what is the file name in your installation?

i did find C:\Users\Owner\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Office\Excel.officeUI
which might be it, but how would i make excel pick it up for another user?
Zack BarresseCEOCommented:
FYI, if you are exporting the file (right click QAT, Customize QAT, Import/Export) it can be saved anywhere you like.  I'm assuming that's what you meant by your last post.  It saves all your UI changes, including your Ribbon customizations.  It is the same for all 2010 Office applications, where the default name changes from Excel Customizations, or Word Customizations, etc.

alk444Author Commented:
i found it myself.
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