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HOW TO: Display or Hide the Ask a Question Box in Microsoft Office


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Summary

This step-by-step article describes how to display or hide the Ask a Question box in Microsoft Office XP programs.

The Ask a Question box is a new feature of Office XP that allows quicker access to Help topics. This box is located in the upper-right corner of the screen and displays the following default text: "Type a question for help."

The steps that you use to display or hide the Ask a Question box are different from the steps that you use to display or hide Office toolbars.

How to Display the Ask a Question Box

To display the Ask a Question box, follow these steps:
  1. In the Office program that you are using, click Customize on the Tools menu.
  2. Right-click the Ask a Question box. Click to select the Show Ask a Question Box check box.
  3. In the Customize dialog box, click Close.

How to Hide the Ask a Question Box

To hide the Ask a Question box, follow these steps:
  1. In the Office program that you are using, click Customize on the Tools menu.
  2. Right-click the Ask a Question box. Click to clear the Show Ask a Question Box check box.
  3. In the Customize dialog box, click Close.

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References

For additional information about how to use Office XP, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
293303� OFFXP: Technical Resources for Office XP

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Keywords: KB283633, kbhowtomaster, kbhowto

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Article Info
Article ID : 283633
Revision : 6
Created on : 1/29/2007
Published on : 1/29/2007
Exists online : False
Views : 358