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Special Edition Using Microsoft® Office XP by Woody Leonhard, Ed Bott

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Online Help for Expert Users

Office XP includes a sophisticated and remarkably thorough help system with content for any Office user, regardless of his technical sophistication or experience level. The help system has three interdependent components:

  • The Help Content Itself, Including an Extensive Index— All the individual Help topics look and behave like Web pages (one-click "hot" links, the back button for navigation, and so on) because they are written in HTML.

  • A Natural Language-Based Search Engine, Called the Answer Wizard— In some circumstances the Answer Wizard will find relevant information that doesn't turn up in keyword searches.

  • The Office Assistant Character— This "social interface" to Help information is the single most provocative ...

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