Show or hide enhanced ScreenTips

Word 2016 2013 2010
By default, Word shows document tooltips (or screentips) when you hover on a button, but this option can be turned off.

To do this, follow next steps:

   1.   On the File tab, click the Options button:

Word 365 options

   2.   In the Word Options dialog box, on the General tab click the ScreenTip Style drop-down arrow, and choose one of the following settings:

General Word 365 options
  • Show feature descriptions in ScreenTips to display larger ScreenTips with the tool button name and an explanation of its function.
  • Don't show feature descriptions in ScreenTips to display only the tool button name.
  • Don't show ScreenTips to display neither enhanced nor standard ScreenTips.

   3.   Click OK.

See also this tip in French: Afficher ou masquer des info-bulles.

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