Screen tips in Word – fast and easy
Learn how the DocTools ScreenTipManager Word add-in can help you
Have you sometimes noticed the screen tips that pop up on Websites when you hover the mouse over a text or a picture?
Screen tips may also be referred to as e.g. pop-up windows or pop-up tooltips or info tips or mouse-over explanations.
Have you been looking for a way to make such screen tips in Word?
DocTools ScreenTipManager makes it fast and easy to create and edit screen tips in Word, something that is very tedious using the built-in functionality of Word. In addition, the add-in includes several powerful and unique capabilities:
You can use screen tips for a number of purposes such as instructions to users or for showing definitions of terms. With DocTools ScreenTipManager it is an easy way to add extra qualities to your documents.
DocTools ScreenTipManager works with Word 2010, Word 2013, Word 2016, Word 2019, Word for Microsoft 365 on PC / Windows.
The add-in works with both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Word.
Watch the short videos below and read on to learn how DocTools ScreenTipManager can help you.
Video – see how you can create screen tips in Word using DocTools ScreenTipManager
All you need to do to insert a screen tip is to position the insertion point where you want the screen tip text to appear and select Create/Edit Screen Tip.
TIP: You can also open the Create/Edit Screen Tip dialog box using the keyboard shortcut Alt+F12. Watch the video below to learn how it works.