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July 5, 2005 12:22:00 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general (More info?)

I am using Windows XP and

MS Word 2002 and want to TURN OFF the mouse preview feature. When in
Explorer or Word when I hold mouse over a folder a small window appears with
file data or other information. I hate it, how can I get rid of it? Thanks
Pak



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Anonymous
July 5, 2005 12:22:01 AM

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Screen Tips.

Show or hide ScreenTips
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/assistance/HP05190270...

[[When you rest your mouse pointer on some items in Microsoft Word such as a
comments (comment: A note or annotation that an author or reviewer adds to a
document. Microsoft Word displays the comment in a balloon in the margin of
the document or in the Reviewing Pane.), tracked changes (tracked change: A
mark that shows where a deletion, insertion, or other editing change has
been made in a document.), hyperlinks (hyperlink: Colored and underlined
text or a graphic that you click to go to a file, a location in a file, a
Web page on the World Wide Web, or a Web page on an intranet. Hyperlinks can
also go to newsgroups and to Gopher, Telnet, and FTP sites.), or toolbar
(toolbar: A bar with buttons and options that you use to carry out commands.
To display a toolbar, click Customize on the Tools menu, and then click the
Toolbars tab.) buttons, you can view information about them in ScreenTips
(ScreenTips: Notes that appear on the screen to provide information about a
toolbar button, tracked change, or comment, or to display a footnote or
endnote. ScreenTips also display the text that will appear if you choose to
insert a date or AutoText entry.).

1. On the Tools menu, click Options, and then click the View tab.
2. Under Show, select or clear the ScreenTips check box.

For toolbar buttons
1. On the Tools menu, click Customize, and then click the Options tab.
2. Select or clear the Show ScreenTips on toolbars check box.

Tip
You can also display a shortcut key combination for the toolbar button. To
do this, select the Show shortcut keys in ScreenTips check box.

For AutoComplete
When the AutoComplete feature is turned on, Microsoft Word will display a
ScreenTip when you type the first few characters of an AutoText (AutoText: A
storage location for text or graphics you want to use again, such as a
standard contract clause or a long distribution list. Each selection of text
or graphics is recorded as an AutoText entry and is assigned a unique name.)
entry, at which point you can insert the entry or continue typing.

1. On the Insert menu, point to AutoText, and then click AutoText.
2. Select or clear the Show AutoComplete suggestions check box. ]]


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Hope this helps. Let us know.

Wes
MS-MVP Windows Shell/User

In news:iuWdnYIB8Lk1T1TfRVn-sA@comcast.com,
pak <eckerpw@yahoo.com> hunted and pecked:
> I am using Windows XP and
>
> MS Word 2002 and want to TURN OFF the mouse preview feature. When in
> Explorer or Word when I hold mouse over a folder a small window appears
> with file data or other information. I hate it, how can I get rid of it?
> Thanks Pak
Anonymous
July 5, 2005 12:22:01 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general (More info?)

Double click My Computer, select Tools | Folder Options.
Click View tab.
Uncheck Display file information in folder tips.
Ok.
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"pak" wrote:

> I am using Windows XP and
>
> MS Word 2002 and want to TURN OFF the mouse preview feature. When in
> Explorer or Word when I hold mouse over a folder a small window appears with
> file data or other information. I hate it, how can I get rid of it? Thanks
> Pak
>
>
>
>
July 5, 2005 12:22:01 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general (More info?)

pak wrote:

> I am using Windows XP and
>
> MS Word 2002 and want to TURN OFF the mouse preview feature. When in
> Explorer or Word when I hold mouse over a folder a small window appears with
> file data or other information. I hate it, how can I get rid of it? Thanks
> Pak

Go to Kelly's site, line 11, "Disable Balloon Tips or Disable All" at
http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm. Click on the Disable All
portion of that line.

See the top of the page for info on running the script.


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MS MVP Windows - Shell/User
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