Context Help - Microsoft Word 2010


Microsoft Office provides more than one methods for calling up help when you need it. Few easiest methods are given in our tutorial:

Context Sensitive Help:

This is the easiest way of getting help about any of the options available at word screen. You just need to bring your mouse pointer over an option and wait for 2 seconds, MS Word will pop-up a small balloon help giving you detail about the operation. If word has additional help for that option then it gives option Press F1 for more help as shown below when you bring your mouse pointer over colour fill option. You can press F1 key to get further help on this option.

Context Help

Using F1 Button:

You can press F1 when you are in the midst of doing something and office will display you various categories of help as shown below. You can either search a keyword using search option or you can browse listed categories to go through a topic in detail:

Using F1 Button

Using Help Icon:

You can also have similar help window as shown above, by clicking the Help icon located just above the right edge of the ribbon which is shown below:

Using Help Icon

Using Help Option

You can communicate with Microsoft using Help option available under the File tab.

Using Help Option

As shown above, you can use Microsoft Office Help to launch help window, or Getting Started link to go to Microsoft official website, otherwise use Contact us option to contact Microsoft via email or phone.