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Office 2007 Bible by Lisa A. Bucki, Gavin Powell, Michael R. Irwin, Peter G. Aitken, Michael R. Groh, Cary N. Prague, Faithe Wempen, Herb Tyson, John Walkenbach

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Getting Help

Program features sometimes can seem a little obscure, and because the interface has been heavily redesigned in the Microsoft Office 2007 applications, you may get stuck from time to time when you’re trying out a feature that you don’t use every day. If you don’t have this book handy, it’s time to turn to another resource—the Help system for the application that you’re using.

Browsing Help contents

Whether you have an Internet connection or not, you can explore and browse the basic Help that installs with each of the Office applications. To open the application’s Help window, click the round Help (question mark) button at the right end of the Ribbon or press F1.

Note

OneNote and InfoPath don’t have a Help button, so in those applications, choose Help Microsoft Office Program Name Help to launch Help.

The Help window for the program appears and lists general help categories. Click a category to view available Help topics in that category (see Figure 1-16). In some cases, you may need to click a subcategory to display the topic you need. When you see the topic you need, you can click the Print button to print it. To move around to additional topics, use the Back and Forward buttons, as well as click additional links.

Figure 1-16. Browse by clicking categories, subcategories, and topics.

When you finish working in the Help window, click the window’s ...

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