Where to Find Help with Office 2008 for Mac - dummies

Where to Find Help with Office 2008 for Mac

By Bob LeVitus

Part of Office 2008 for Mac For Dummies Cheat Sheet

If you’re having trouble figuring out how to access a feature or application in Office 2008 for Mac, help is closer than you may think. Try the resources in the following list, starting with the first one, which is the Office Help feature. You can hit the links to the Web sites listed if you don’t find what you need in the Help menu.

  • Office Help: Choose Help→Application Name (that is, Word, Excel, Entourage, or PowerPoint) Help, or press Apple key+Shift+?. Of course, the first place to look for help is in the Office Help system. More often than not you’ll find the answer you’re looking for here.

  • The Office for Mac Help and How-To Web pages: These pages offer official support tips from the experts at Microsoft. You can find help for Office in general as well as help for each of the applications.

  • The Office for Mac Product Forum pages: These pages are online forums where Office users post questions and other Office users answer them. You often discover that your question has already been asked and answered here.