In Microsoft Excel, you can collapse or expand the Ribbon to maximize your working space. Here’s how you can do it:

Method 1: Using Ribbon Display Options

  1. Collapse Ribbon:
    • Click on the small upward-pointing arrow icon located in the lower-right corner of the Ribbon. This icon is known as the “Ribbon Display Options.”
  2. Choose “Auto-hide Ribbon”:
    • In the Ribbon Display Options menu, select “Auto-hide Ribbon.”
  3. Expand Ribbon:
    • If you want to temporarily expand the Ribbon, just click on any of the Ribbon tabs. It will reappear and stay visible until you click away.

Method 2: Using Keyboard Shortcuts

  1. Collapse Ribbon Shortcut:
    • To collapse the Ribbon, you can use the following keyboard shortcut:
      • Press Ctrl + F1 (Windows).
  2. Expand Ribbon Shortcut:
    • To temporarily expand the Ribbon, use the same shortcut:
      • Press Ctrl + F1 (Windows).

Method 3: Using Double-Click (Windows Only)

  1. Collapse or Expand Ribbon:
    • Double-click on any of the Ribbon tabs to toggle between the expanded and collapsed states.

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