This tutorial provides the steps required to turn off ribbon and to re-enable the ribbon in Word Mac 2011. Word Mac 2011 users can quickly turn off ribbon use the option available as part of the Word Mac menu bar.
Click the Options icon and select Ribbon Preferences from the menu list then un tick the Turn on the ribbon.
Word Mac 2011 users can enable ribbon by accessing the above Ribbon window using Word Mac 2011 Preferences menu option. Click the Word menu option and select Preferences from the menu list.
In the Word Preferences Window, navigate to Personal Settings and click the Ribbon Option
In the Ribbon Window, mark the check box with label as Turn on the ribbon available under General section.