How to add the developer tab to the ribbon screencast

Adding the Developer tab to the ribbon is necessary for writing macros and code. In Excel 2010 and 2013 go to the File menu > Options. From the dialogue box, click on "Customize Ribbon" on the left side. From the right side "Customize the Ribbon" > "Main Tabs" check "Show Developer tab.."

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This is what you see when you having installed the developer toolbar.

toolbar developer

See it happening

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