Microsoft Office 2010 ScreenTip Language

Microsoft Office 2010’s “ScreenTip Language” feature help you navigate different language versions of Office. The ScreenTip Language’ll translate the text of display elements – such as buttons, menus and dialogs, into another language by just pointing to them with your mouse. For e.g. in the image, an English user, on a Japanese version of Office, can use the […]

Microsoft Office 2010’s “ScreenTip Language” feature help you navigate different language versions of Office. The ScreenTip Language’ll translate the text of display elements – such as buttons, menus and dialogs, into another language by just pointing to them with your mouse. For e.g. in the image, an English user, on a Japanese version of Office, can use the ScreenTip Language to help them navigate as follows. See how when the user points to the “Table of Contents” – even though the menu is in Japanese – the ScreenTip shows the description in English!


You can customize or add languages through Language Preferences or download any language from the Office website. To begin using the ScreenTip Language: 1. Click Office button. 2. Choose Options and click on Language tab. 3. Go to ‘Choose ScreenTip Language’ section near the bottom and select your language. 4. Click OK to save settings and close the dialog. Now - when you hover over items in the user interface - the screentip’ll show the information in the language you selected!!