Not really, you can use third party tools, or just return to Office 2003
"james" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Is there a way to turn off the ribbon and get back the same menus as
> office 2003?
> I'm tried of playing hide and seek. The ribbon feature is counter
> productive for me.
> This typifies microsoft software: features are added not necessarily to
> help users, but so that there are new features to brag about. Perhaps a
> new feature for the next office would be 2003 style menus.
> Ok, so their usability test says the ribbons help new users. Even if this
> is true, why make grumpy old users relearn a new trick?