Other Help Features

Learn about the help features Office 2000 has available in this free lesson.

Second option: What's This?

The What's This? command lets you point at any icon on the screen to have Office 2000 display a short description explaining the function of that particular icon.

To use the What's This? command:

  • Choose HelpactionWhat's This? (or press Shift+F1).
  • A question mark appears next to the mouse pointer What's this pointer.
  • Move the mouse pointer over a menu command or icon, then click the mouse button.

    What's this pointer contextual information
  • Office 2000 displays a note that provides a brief explanation.

    What's This pop up help box.
  • To make the What's This? window disappear, click anywhere outside the note, or press Esc or any other key.