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 13:13:15 -0600

That was what I ultimately had to do.

Only, because it was preinstalled on original equipment, it meant a
custom reinstall.

I consider that to be a pretty heavy duty solution to something that
should have been, in my opinion, possible to do with a check box under
Tools --> Options, or by selecting something under Help.

----- Original Message -----
From: "David Berg" <dberg -at- dmpnet -dot- com>
To: "John Fleming" <johnf -at- ecn -dot- ab -dot- ca>; "TECHWR-L"
<techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Sent: April 13, 2001 8:32 AM
Subject: RE: Clippy's Demise

> > There was no easy way to permanently turn Clippy off in Office 97.
> > That was, until MS later provided a software download with the
> > capability.
> Sure there was, just don't install it in the first place. Office
> is included in the default install of Office 97, but it's really not
> hard to do a custom install and uncheck Clippy and his pals.


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