Video – How to create screen tips in Word

Duration: 1:43

DocTools ScreenTipManager lets you create screen tips in Word fast and easy – with up to 2040 characters.

Watch the video to learn how the Word Add-In DocTools ScreenTipManager lets you create screen tips that pop up when hovering the mouse pointer over a text.

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Click where you want to insert the screen tip.

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Select Create/Edit Screen Tip in the DocTools tab.

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Type the text to insert in the document - and the screen tip text.

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You can use the buttons to insert bullets and other symbols.

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When finished, click OK.

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To edit a screen tip...

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Make the changes you want.

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For example, you can apply any character style to a screen tip.

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Click OK when finished.

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You can also apply a character style to all screen tips in one operation.

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And you can find and replace text in all screen tips.

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In the Find and Replace in All Screen Tips dialog box, type the text you want to find and the text you want to replace with.

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...and click Replace All.

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If you regret any of the operations, you can use Undo.

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