Context Help in Word 2010 - Microsoft Word

What is Context Help in Word 2010?

In this section, we will talk over Context Help in Word 2010. Microsoft Office offers more than one method for calling up Help when you need it. We will discuss a few important methods in this section −

Context Sensitive Help

This is the coolest way of getting help about any of the choices 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 added help for that choice, then it gives the option Press F1 for more help as revealed under when you bring your mouse pointer over the color fill option. You can press the F1 key to get further help on this option.


Using F1 Key

You can press the F1 key when you are in the middle of doing a bit and Office will show the numerous categories of help as revealed below. You can either search a keyword using the Search option or you can browse the listed categories to go through a topic in detail –


Using Help Icon

You can also have like help window as shown above, by clicking the Help icon located just above the right edge of the ribbon as shown below –

Using Help Option

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


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

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