The Excel Skinny

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Has your Standard Toolbar ever disappeared in Microsoft Excel for Mac? Have no fear, there’s a shortcut to get it back!  

Toggling the Standard Toolbar on the top of the Microsoft Excel window is a simple one modifier key shortcut.   Below is a snapshot of the Standard Toolbar including some other tools I added myself.  When we execute the shortcut the upper most portion of this screen will toggle to disappear.

Shortcut: ⌃7

And poof! It’s gone. 

Execute the shortcut again and it reappears:

And that’s it!  If you ever find yourself missing the Standard Toolbar simply execute this shortcut and it will reappear.