How to change the office assistant character in word (tipsnet) some days you feel like a paper clip, other days you feel like a genius or a dog you can change the office assistant if the office assistant still does not display, choose show the office assistant from the help menu the office assistant. Finish, send, and publish are new to word 2007, and will be covered in an office orb deep dive in a later article if you get stuck along the way, you can get help by clicking on the blue and white question mark on the top right hand corner of the window, or check back here at the new paperclip for more. Word origin see more synonyms on thesauruscom noun 1 a flat wire or plastic clip shaped so that it can hold sheets of paper between two of its loops 2 a spring clamp for holding papers origin of paper clip expand 1870-1875 first recorded in 1870-75. Frequently asked questions about microsoft word compiled from the microsoft word newsgroups (i am constantly humbled by their combined expertise and willingness to help others) while i read try using the office assistant (that ^$# @& paperclip) in word 97-2003 and help in word 2007-2010.
If you remember clippy -- that googly-eyed paper clip that once hopped out of the corner of the computer screen to help with microsoft office tasks -- chances are you don't remember him fondly. The office assistant was an intelligent user interface for microsoft office that assisted users by way of an interactive animated character, which interfaced with the office help content it was included in microsoft office for windows (versions 97 to 2003), in microsoft publisher (versions 98 to 2003), and microsoft office for mac. This document explains how to disable the office assistant (ie the little paper clip ) these instructions are for self help only note: these products are not supported by the help desk this document is provided for self help purposes only please contact the manufacturer or system developer for help.
Clippy appears in its own game, which aims to help users navigate microsoft office the annoying -- i mean, animated -- paper clip that used to appear in microsoft office as an assistant in the late 90's to early 2000's is making a comeback by 2007, clippy was eliminated from microsoft office entirely. Clippy, a paperclip with googly eyes and expressive eyebrows, was designed by kevan j atteberry to serve as a user-friendly troubleshooter for people using office applications including word and excel for instance, typing an address followed by “dear” would cause clippy to pop up with and a variety of pre- determined. Creationedit the microsoft word paperclip was organically designed by the aim (apple-ibm-motorola) alliance back in 1402 but in 2000 sold it to microsoft for 405 billion dollars after gates had bought it, he only had $10 dollars left until 2007 that's all except the savings used for prostitution. You probably either loved or hated himsource:supplied whether you loved him, or you hated him, you no doubt remember clippy for those born before the late 90s, the little paperclip character with his big eyeballs and incessant need to help will forever be synonymous with microsoft word and the.
I was using word and the paper clip was helping me a lot, doing things like telling me i'm writing a letter. Clippy, the cartoon paper clip that was once used in microsoft word, has returned to microsoft office as part of an april fools' day joke users reported seeing clippy, which provided “help” in word, on tuesday, april 1 when users log into officecom accounts and open a document in powerpoint, excel.