WD98: How to Add a Separator Line to a Menu

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In Microsoft Word 98 Macintosh Edition, it is possible to add a separatorline to an existing menu. This article describes how to accomplish this.
To add a separator line to a menu, follow these steps:

  1. On the Tools menu, click Customize.
  2. Click the Toolbars tab, and then click to select the Menu Bar check box.

    A menu bar will appear above your other toolbars.
  3. On the new menu bar, click the menu to which you want add a separator.
  4. Press the CONTROL key and click the command over which you want to have a separator.
  5. On the shortcut menu that appears, click Begin A Group.
A separator line will appear above the menu command that you selectedin steps 4.

To remove a separator, follow the steps 1-4, except in step 5, clickBegin A Group (the check mark next to the command should disappear).

For example, if you press CONTROL and click Columns on the Format menu, youwill see that Begin A Group is selected. Selecting it removes the checkmark from the item and removes the separator.

For additional information about working with menus, please see thefollowing articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
181438 WD98: Adding AutoText to the AutoText Menu

181395 WD98: How to Add a Drop-down Menu to the Main Menu Bar
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Article ID: 191914 - Last Review: 10/10/2013 20:48:35 - Revision: 1.0

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