You Asked… We Answered…What is a Ribbon Hero?

Ribbon Hero is an Office add-in that offers a fun way to improve your users’ Office skills by using the ribbon.

For those of you that are not familiar with the ribbon, the ribbon interface was introduced in Office 2007.  The ribbon replaced the menu bar in Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.  It was added to all Office applications in Office 2010.

The ribbon is an area across the top of the screen that is divided into tabs, and the commands are organized within each tab.  Here is an example of what the ribbon looks like in Word:

The ribbon is fun to explore.  But you can help your users transition to the ribbon with the Interactive Guides and Workbooks.  For those users that want a little more fun in the day – the cool game called Ribbon Hero is designed to help them learn Office.

The first version of Ribbon Hero was released last year.  Ribbon Hero 2 released this month and is available for download from

Ribbon Hero requires Windows 7, Vista, or XP, and it only works with Office 2007 or 2010.

Click here to download Ribbon Hero


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