Something you might like to do is to customize your Toolbar in Word. I like my Toolbar set up for my working convenience and what I am familiar with.
To customize the Toolbar in Word do the following:
Select the Commands Tab and follow the drag and drop instructions in the dialogue box (see below).
"To add a command to a toolbar: select a category and drag the command out of this dialog box to a toolbar."
A Good Hint to Consider:
Take a Printscreen of how you set up your toolbar and print it out and keep in a safe place. This will save you from having to re-create it from memory.
To take a PrintScreen of your toolbar do the following:
While in your Word document press the *PrintScreen key on your keyboard (usually located in the top right hand corner). Open a new document in Word and paste it in by either using Ctrl V or from the toolbar click on **Edit > Paste.
*On the newer keyboards you actually need to press the fn key and then the PrintScreen key.
**In Word 2007 in the toolbar click on Home > Paste.
While in Customize, you can remove icons from your toolbar as well by dragging and dropping.
A quick way to customize your Toolbar is to right click on your Toolbar area > choose Customize and continue as above.
You can also customize the Toolbar in Outlook, Excel and PPT the same way.
Idea submitted by my former co-worker Nelly