Like most people, I occasionally click something and the Microsoft Office Ribbon vanishes.
The ribbon is at the top section of the page and looks like this in Excel.
When the ribbon is minimized Excel looks like this.
Having the ribbon minimized is great if that’s what you desire. You can see more of the document/spreadsheet/database you are using. I prefer to see the available options.
There are several ways to minimize/un-minimize the ribbon, I’ll show you two.
1. Right click on the word Home in the menu and click on the last option. If you see a checkmark, the ribbon will be minimized.
2. Right click on the arrow next to the Quick Access Toolbar. The ribbon option is at the bottom.