Use Help without the Office Assistant

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Use Help without the Office Assistant

  1. To get Help without using the Office Assistant, the Assistant must be turned off.


  2. On the Help menu, click Microsoft Program Name Help

    If the Contents, Answer Wizard, and Index tabs aren't visible, click Show

  3. In the Help window, do the following:

    • Click the Contents tab to view the table of contents for Help.

    • Click the Answer Wizard tab to type a question about the Microsoft Office program in which you are working. Type the words you want to search for, and click Search.
    • Click the Index tab to search for specific words or phrases, or choose from a list of keywords. 

      You can control the list of topics found by adding or removing keywords from your search. In this way, you can narrow your search until only the most relevant topics and keywords remain in the list.

Note   Not all languages support the Answer Wizard.