Summary: Microsoft Word XP normally hides menu options that it thinks you won’t need frequently. Here’s how to turn this off and show all of the menu items.
Tired of only seeing parts of the menus when you navigate the menu bar? Want to see all of the available options in Microsoft Word XP – immediately? It’s simple to make this change.
1. From Microsoft Word XP, choose “Tools”, then “Customize”.
2. When the “Customize” multi-tabbed dialog box appears, choose “Options”.
3. Check “Always show full menus”.
4. Press “Close”.