If you have used computer software for any length of time, you've probably had plenty of experience using an online (actually, on-screen) Help system. Office 2000 makes online Help easier to use by providing several convenient methods for getting online instruction. You'll find the following tools in each Office application:
Figure 1-8. The Office Assistant.
Word contains useful online information for users familiar with WordPerfect, and Excel contains useful online information for users familiar with Lotus 1-2-3. Check the Word and Excel online Help menus for information if you're making the transition from one of these products.
The About Command
The final command on the Help menu (About) contains copyright and version information for the program you're using. The About dialog box also includes a System Info button, which you can click to display information about your computer's hardware and software configuration, plus a Tech Support button, which you can use to contact Microsoft Product Support.