The information in this article applies to:
When you use the Microsoft Visual Basic Editor in any of products listed at the beginning of this article, the balloon that appears above the Office Assistant may not contain the Search button or the box in which to type a question.
This problem occurs when you clear the Guess Help Topics check box in the Options tab of the Office Assistant dialog box.
To work around this problem, select the Guess Help Topics check box. To do this, follow these steps:
1. Click the Office Assistant button on the Standard toolbar.
2. In the Office Assistant balloon, click Options.
3. On the Options tab, click to select the Guess Help Topics check box, and
then click OK.
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in the Microsoft products listed at the beginning of this article.
The balloon that normally appears above the Office Assistant contains the following items:
For more information about using and controlling the Office Assistant, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Additional query words: XL97 WD97 PP97
TITLE : OFF98: Controlling How and When the Office Assistant Appears
Keywords : xlvbainfo
Version : MACINTOSH:98
Platform : MACINTOSH
Issue type : kbbug
Solution Type : kbpending
Last Reviewed: April 5, 1998