Microsoft Word for Windows introduced the Tip of the
Day feature, which presents a helpful tip every time you start a
tip-enabled application such as Win95, Office 95, and NT 4.0. You can add your
own set of tips. This is a workstation option, not a useful server hack. The
list of tips are stored as a set of values under:
You can replace any of the existing tips
included with NT by changing that tip's value. Alternatively you can replace all
of them by removing all the values under Tips and
replacing them with your own. There is a pair of REG_BINARY values which control
whether and which tips come next. These values are stored in HKEY_CURRENT_USER, so they can be different for every user.
Value: 00000000 disables the tip
Value: 01000000 enables the tip
The Next subkey controls order of display.
Value: 00000000 displays tip 0
Value: 01000000 displays tip 1
Value: ... displays tip ...
Value: 0c000000 displays tip 12
NT will automatically increment and update this value as each tip is