Show or hide ScreenTips

ScreenTips are small windows that display descriptive text when you rest the pointer on a command or control.

ScreenTip

Enhanced ScreenTips are larger windows that display more descriptive text than a ScreenTip and can have a link to a Help topic. Enhanced ScreenTips are available in the following 2007 Microsoft Office system programs: Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

Enhanced ScreenTip

In the following 2007 Microsoft Office system programs: Access, Excel, PowerPoint, or Word
  1. Click the Microsoft Office ButtonButton image, and then click Access Options, Excel Options, PowerPoint Options, or Word Options.
  2. Click Popular.
  3. Under Top options for working with Access, Top options for working with Excel, Top options for working with PowerPoint, or Top options for working with Word in the ScreenTip style list, click the option that you want:
    • Show feature descriptions in ScreenTips     This option turns on ScreenTips and Enhanced ScreenTips. This is the default setting.
    • Don't show feature descriptions in ScreenTips     This option turns off Enhanced ScreenTips. You still see ScreenTips.
    • Don't show ScreenTips     This option turns off ScreenTips and Enhanced ScreenTips.
In the following 2007 Microsoft Office system programs: Visio, InfoPath, OneNote, Publisher, SharePoint Designer, or Outlook
  1. On the Tools menu, click Customize.
  2. Click the Options tab.
  3. Under Other, select or clear the Show ScreenTips on toolbars check box.
In Microsoft Office Project 2007
  1. On the Tools menu, point to Customize, and click Toolbars.
  2. On the Options tab, under Other, select or clear the Show ScreenTips on toolbars check box.
 
 
Applies to:
Access 2007, Excel 2007, InfoPath 2007, OneNote 2007, Outlook 2007, PowerPoint 2007, Project 2007, Publisher 2007, SharePoint Designer 2007, Visio 2007, Word 2007