Microsoft Office 2007 and 2010 added a new feature, a Quick Access Toolbar.
The toolbar is located in the upper left corner of the screen, next to the icon displaying the program you are using.
Mine looks like this in Microsoft Excel.
You can customize it for each of the Office products individually. Start by clicking the More arrow at the end of the toolbar. You’ll see a dropdown menu like this
To add or remove features from this toolbar just click on the name. If the name has a checkmark it will appear on your toolbar. Click again to remove the feature.
If you’re anything like me, you often wonder where you’ve saved a document. I added a box to display the network path of my document. Instructions are available at this link.