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SOLVED: WindowsXP and Office Applications

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by RHurlburt, Apr 6, 2004.

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  1. RHurlburt

    RHurlburt Thread Starter

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    Everytime I open Excel, MSWord, etc., I get the "Start" or "Help" pane on the right hand side. Annoying.

    What can I do to stop this intrusion? I currently have to "X" the pane to get rid of it.

    Thanks!
     
  2. Anne Troy

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    I believe you'll be talking about the TASK pane. :)
    Depending on your version of Office (in the business apps area, we don't often care what version of Windows, but it's nice to provide that too), try this in Word:

    Down at the bottom of the taskpane, there's a checkbox that says "Show at Startup". Just uncheck it.
     
  3. RHurlburt

    RHurlburt Thread Starter

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    Talk about not reading! I missed that one.

    Thanks!
     
  4. Anne Troy

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    Hee hee. Someone once told me:

    Even a blind monkey gets a banana once in a while!

    Um...that would be me.
     
  5. RHurlburt

    RHurlburt Thread Starter

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    Using MSWord2003, WinXP. The check is in "Tools", "Options".

    Again, Thanks!

    How do I mark this resolved?
     
  6. Anne Troy

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    you don't. I do. :) (moderator)
     
  7. RHurlburt

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    de nada
     
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