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How to change ScreenTip styles in Word 2010
ScreenTip is a graphical user interface (GUI) feature in which a small text box appears when mouse pointer is moved on an icon or button. The popped -up window will show the details related to the respective icon or button functionality. The ScreenTip will display only the item's name in some instances when there is no functionality defined for the icon or button. ScreenTip will disappear from view, when user moves the mouse pointer away from the icon or button. User can choose a ScreenTip style from the three defined ScreenTip styles. The three predefined ScreenTip styles are: -
1. Show feature description in ScreenTips: - Description about the feature will be shown, when this style for ScreenTip is selected.
2. Don’t show feature description in ScreenTips: - Feature description will remain hidden, when this style for ScreenTip is selected.
3. Don’t show ScreenTips: - ScreenTips will remain hidden, when this style for ScreenTip is selected.
Preview of the ScreenTips styles: -
However you can change the way a ScreenTip appears in Word 2010. You can follow below mentioned steps to change ScreenTips style according to your choice.
Steps to change ScreenTip styles in Word 2010: -
1) Click on the Microsoft Office button from the top left of the Microsoft Word ribbon. This will show the sub-options of Microsoft Office button and click on the “Word” tab located in among the sub-options of Microsoft Office button. Click on the Options button located below the “Word” tab to open word dialog box.
Click on “Options” tab located below sub- options of the “Word” tab in the right pane.
2) Click on the “General” tab in the left pane and click on the down arrow mark of the selection box “ScreenTip style:” located below the “User Interface options” section to view the predefined style for ScreenTips. Now click to select one of the styles from the predefined ScreenTip styles.
3) When you are finished selecting a style for ScreenTip, click on OK button to close the “Word Options” dialog box.
Now you know how to change a ScreenTip style in Word 2010.
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