Re: Clippy's Demise

Subject: Re: Clippy's Demise
From: "John Fleming" <johnf -at- ecn -dot- ab -dot- ca>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2001 03:09:56 -0600

There was no easy way to permanently turn Clippy off in Office 97.
That was, until MS later provided a software download with the

They did rectify that problem in Office 2000.

> Subject: Re: Clippy's Demise
> From: "MMdeaton" <mmdeaton -at- mmdeaton -dot- com>
> Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2001 14:39:54 -0700
> X-Message-Number: 112

> It bothers me that technical writers, who presumably write Help
files as
> well, have spent four years wondering how to get rid of Clippy when
it is
> quite clearly documented in the Microsoft documentation. Not to
> those 3,000+ pages on the Web about how to turn off Clippy.


John Fleming
Technical Writer
Edmonton, Alberta
email: johnf -at- ecn -dot- ab -dot- ca


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