Disable Window Transitions (DisableWindowTransitionsOnAddinTaskPanes)

To improve the user experience, you may enable DisableWindowTransitionsOnAddinTaskPanes for 2013 by adding this key value to the Toolbars key in the Windows Registry. To do this, add the DisableWindowTransitionsOnAddinTaskPanes key value to the Toolbars key as follows:

  • Key Name:

    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\15.0\Common\Toolbars]
  • Key Value:

    "DisableWindowTransitionsOnAddinTaskPanes"=dword:1

  To add DisableWindowTransitionsOnAddinTaskPanes to the Toolbars registry key:

  1. Click Start, click Run, type regedit in the Open box, and then click OK.

  2. Locate and then select the following registry subkey:

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\15.0\Common\Toolbars
  3. From the Edit menu, select New, and then select DWORD Value.

  4. Type DisableWindowTransitionsOnAddinTaskPanes, and then press Enter.

  5. In the Details pane, right-click DisableWindowTransitionsOnAddinTaskPanes, and then select Modify.

  6. In the Value data box, type 1, and then click OK.

  7. Exit Registry Editor.

  8. Restart Excel 2013.