Help Features in Office XP

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

The Office Assistant

The Office Assistant, or Clippit, looks like a cartoon paperclip. It answers questions about Office XP programs.

Office Assistant

To display the Office Assistant:
  • If the Office Assistant doesn't show up on your screen by default, choose HelpShow the Office Assistant (F1).


  • Click the Help button on the Standard toolbar. Help button
To Hide the Office Assistant:
  • Choose HelpHide the Office Assistant.


  • Right-click the Office Assistant and choose Hide.