Help Features in Office XP

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

More Help options: Contents, Answer Wizard, and Index

What do you do if the Office Assistant doesn't display the answer you're looking for?

Open the Answer Wizard:
  • With the Office Assistant open, click the Show button. Show button
  • The Contents, Answer Wizard, and Index tabs appear.

Answer Wizard

  • Type your question in the box, then click Search.
  • A list of topics displays. Select a topic to display. The explanation displays in the right-hand window.
If you're still having difficulty:
  • Click Search on Web.
  • Here, you can include more information to Microsoft. Then click Send and go to Web.

OR

  • Click the Contents tab.
  • Click a topic.
  • Choose a subtopic.
  • The explanation displays in the right-hand window.

Contents tab

OR

  • Click the Index tab.
  • Type a keyword or double-click a keyword.
  • The topic(s) will display in the Choose a topic box.
  • Click a topic. The explanation displays in the right-hand window.

Index tab