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Special Edition Using Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2002 by Tom Mucciolo, Patrice-Anne Rutledge

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Getting Help

PowerPoint includes a wide variety of help options, one of which should suit your needs and the way you use information. Options include the Ask a Question box, Office Assistant, a full-search Help window, and help on the Web.

Note

At times, PowerPoint might not behave as expected, or it might deliver an error message when none is needed. To find and repair these problems automatically, choose Help, Detect and Repair.

Using the Ask a Question Box

The Ask a Question box (see Figure 1.19) puts help at your fingertips, always available on the menu bar.

To use this new feature, simply enter a question or keyword in the box, press Enter, and choose from a menu of help topics. The Microsoft PowerPoint Help window opens with specific information ...

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