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Turning Extended Tips On and Off

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Extended tips provide a brief description of the function of a particular icon, text box or menu command when you rest your cursor on that item.

To turn Extended Tips on and off:

  • Choose Tools - Options - LibreOffice - General, and check Extended tips.
    A check mark indicates that the extended tips are activated.

To turn Extended Tips on temporarily:

  • Press the shortcut keys Shift+F1 to activate extended tips once.
    A question mark appears beside the mouse pointer. You can move this Help Mouse Pointer over all controls, icons and menu commands to obtain a description of the command. The Help Mouse Pointer is disabled the next time you click the mouse.

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