What is a ScreenTip?

What is a ScreenTip?

ScreenTips are small windows that display descriptive text when you rest the pointer on a command or control. Enhanced ScreenTips are larger windows that display more descriptive text than a ScreenTip and can have a link to a Help article. You can set an option to show or hide ScreenTips.

How do you insert a ScreenTip in Word?

You can add a ScreenTip as you add a hyperlink by following these steps:

  1. Press Ctrl+K.
  2. Click on the ScreenTip button.
  3. In the ScreenTip Text box, enter the text you want to use for your ScreenTip.
  4. Click on OK to close the dialog box.
  5. Set any other hyperlink values, as desired.
  6. When completed, click on OK.

How do I edit ScreenTip in Word?

Type the text you want to display on the ScreenTip in the endnote. When you move your mouse over the numeral, your ScreenTip displays. To edit the ScreenTip, double-click the numeral to jump to the endnote and change the text. If you want to hide the numeral in your text, select it and right-click on it.

How do you remove ScreenTip?

To edit or delete a ScreenTip, select the shape. Click Insert > ScreenTip, edit or delete the text, and then click OK. Note: You cannot format or print the text of a ScreenTip.

How do you change a hyperlink to a ScreenTip?

How to fix it

  1. Select the text to which you want to add the hyperlink, and then right-click it.
  2. Select Link. The text you selected is shown in the Text to display box.
  3. If necessary, change the hyperlink text.
  4. Select the ScreenTip button and, in the ScreenTip text box, type a ScreenTip.

How do I insert a ScreenTip in Word without hyperlinks?

ScreenTips without Hyperlinks

  1. Select the word or phrase that you want to activate the ScreenTip.
  2. Display the Insert tab of the ribbon.
  3. Click the Bookmark tool, in the Links group.
  4. Give the bookmark a name, such as Bk1, and click on Add.
  5. While the word or phrase is still selected, press Ctrl+K.

How do you insert a ScreenTip in PowerPoint?

You can add hyperlinks and screen tips to any text or object by highlighting or right-clicking it, selecting “Hyperlink,” inserting a URL or selecting a file, and clicking “ScreenTip.” To change a hyperlink’s screen tip, right-click it and select “Edit Hyperlink.” Then click “ScreenTip” to update the screen tip text.

How do you display a ScreenTip?

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