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Common Help Topics
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The Help menu allows you to start and control the Office Help system.

Office Help

Opens the main page of the Office Help for the current application. You can scroll through the Help pages and you can search for index terms or any text.

Office Help

What’s This?

Enables extended help tips under the mouse pointer until the next click.

What’s This?

User Guides

Opens the documentation page in the web browser, where users can download, read or purchase Office user guides, written by the community.

Get Help Online

Opens the community support page in the web browser. Use this page to ask questions on using Office. For professional support with service level agreement, refer to the page of professional Office support.

Send Feedback

Opens a feedback form in the web browser, where users can report software bugs.

Restart in Safe Mode

Safe mode is a mode where Office temporarily starts with a fresh user profile and disables hardware acceleration. It helps to restore a non-working Office instance.

Get Involved

Opens the community Get Involved page in the web browser. The page describe areas of interest where you can collaborate with the Office community.

Office is Free Software and is made available free of charge.

Your donation, which is purely optional, supports our worldwide community.

If you like the software, please consider a donation.

Licence Information

Displays the Licensing and Legal information dialogue box.

Office Credits

Displays the CREDITS.odt document which lists the names of individuals who have contributed to OpenOffice.org source code (and whose contributions were imported into Office) or Office since 2010-09-28.

Check for Updates

Enable an Internet connection for Office. If you need a Proxy, check the Office Proxy settings in Tools - Options - Internet. Then choose Check for Updates to check for the availability of a newer version of your office suite.

About Office

Displays general program information such as version number and copyrights.