RE: Word Macros, Toolbars and Screentips

Subject: RE: Word Macros, Toolbars and Screentips
From: "Jonathan West" <jwest -at- mvps -dot- org>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 6 Aug 2002 13:34:17 +0100

> Can anyone tell me how to change the content of screentips for custom
> toolbar buttons in Word? (2000)
> For those buttons which apply styles, I have renamed them, including the
> keyboard shortcuts. The name shows as the screentip so the
> screentips read
> as 'Stylename (Ctrl+Alt+1)' or whatever.
> Where the buttons run macros, this doesn't work. The screentip
> does not show
> the name. Nor does it match anything in the actual macro. For
> example, the
> screentip for the macro called InsertTable reads 'Table'. The one for the
> macro called InsertToC reads 'To C' (spacing intentional), making
> me suspect
> Word is just guessing.
> Can I change this anywhere? These templates are for around 200 users, I
> really don't want to make them all guess the shortcuts....

This can't be done from the UI, you need to change this in VBA. For each
CommaandBarButton, you need to set the TooltipText property. If you set that
property and then save the template, the new tooltip text will stick.

Jonathan West

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