Mini Toolbar in Word 2007 displays formatting whenever we select any text. The formatting tools appear on top of the text when you select them, but this could be sometimes annoying for users. This can be easily disabled in Word 2007 and once disabled formatting can be selected from the home tab in the ribbon.
To disable the mini toolbar, click on the Office button on the top left hand corner of the document and then select Word options below.
In the word options, highlight the Popular tab and in this tab, uncheck the box against “Show Mini toolbar on Selection”.
After unchecking click ok and close, now on the toolbar will no pop up while selecting the text and formatting has to be done from the ribbon.