Microsoft Excel: Add Windows Calculator to the Quick Access Toolbar

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Do you like to perform quick calculations using Windows Calculator while working in Excel? If you want to save time, add Calculator to the Quick Access Toolbar.

Note: This guide is written using Excel 2007 but it will work on Excel 2010 too.

Click on Office button and open Excel Options.

In Office 2010, click File >> Options.

Click on Customize from left sidebar.

Now, expand Choose Commands From menu and select Commands Not In The Ribbon.

It will show you a huge list of applications and commands available to add to the Excel Quick Access Toolbar. Find Calculator and Click on Add button. Click OK.

Now, you will see a small Calculator icon in Excel Quick Access Toolbar. Click on it and it will open Windows Calculator.

If you need to access the Calculator while working in your Excel spreadsheets, this make it easier than navigating through the Start menu.


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LAST UPDATED 2/20/2012