Solved Uncollapsed ribbon in Outlook

StanC

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One of the frustrations in Outlook is that it seems, by default, to collapse the ribbon at the top of the screen. I have to double click the HOME tab to see the "send/receive" box on the ribbon, and then right click on empty space to get the menu that allows me to uncollapse the ribbon. Is there a way to have the ribbon permanently UNCOLLAPSED?
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What version of Outlook?

When you say uncollapse I assume you mean maximized as opposed to minimized?

I have Office 2010 and it has always been maximized by default in fact I've never ever minimized it before today as a test to see if I could help. I don't have to double-click the Home tab, a single click works.

Generally, if you maximize the ribbon it should stay that way when you close the program and reopen it again. Are you saying this isn't happening and when you reopen Outlook the ribbon is minimized?
 

StanC

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What version of Outlook?

When you say uncollapse I assume you mean maximized as opposed to minimized?

I have Office 2010 and it has always been maximized by default in fact I've never ever minimized it before today as a test to see if I could help. I don't have to double-click the Home tab, a single click works.

Generally, if you maximize the ribbon it should stay that way when you close the program and reopen it again. Are you saying this isn't happening and when you reopen Outlook the ribbon is minimized?
Hi Cookiegal
Outlook for Microsoft Office 365.
Yes - I mean maximized. A single lick on the HOME tab will bring me to the HOME menu. But to maximize the ribbon I either have to double click the HOME tab - or right click in empty space and click on the checked "collapse the ribbon".
It doesn't stay maximized. When I reopen Outlook it is minimized!
StanC
 

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It appears that you have the "Auto-hide" turned on.
Up in the right is a rectangle with a up arrow. Click it and select "Show Tabs and Commands".
 

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Yes, while I was typing the instructions in leu of a link :LOL::ROFLMAO:
 

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