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Aug 15

How to Speed Up Microsoft Excel’s Help Window

By David Ringstrom, CPA
 
From time to time, you probably get stymied in Excel and think, “I'll just look in the help file.” Doing so is as simple as pressing F1 or clicking the question mark icon that appears in the upper right-hand corner of Excel 2007 and later. However, you might end up waiting several seconds for the help window to appear. In this article, I'll explain how you can eliminate this annoying wait that can break your stride.
 

 

 A previous version of this article first appeared on www.accountingweb.com .

 

About the author:

David H. Ringstrom, CPA heads up Accounting Advisors, Inc., an Atlanta-based software and database consulting firm providing training and consulting services nationwide. Contact David at david@nullacctadv.com  or follow him on Twitter. David speaks at conferences about Microsoft Excel, and presents webcasts for several CPE providers, including AccountingWEB partner CPE Link