Microsoft Word allows the user to add and remove comments in a document. It is a good way to leave feedback on the document you’re reviewing so that the writer would know what changes are needed to be made. You can remove the note later for the clean look of the document.
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In this guide, we will show you how to add and remove comments in a Word Document.
Adding and Removing Comments in a Word Document
Follow the guide to add and remove the comments in Word Documents.
Adding Comment in a Word Document
Here’s how you can do it:
- Open the word document that you’re reviewing, and highlight the content that you want to leave a comment on.
- Now head over to the “Review” tab and select the “New Comment” option in the “Comments” section.
- Enter the comment that you want to leave on a specific part. Repeat the same steps for every part where you want to leave a comment.
Deleting Comments in a Word Document
Once the word document writer has made the changes where the reviewer has left a comment, they can remove or resolve the comment. Resolving the comment will keep the comment but depict that the issue has been resolved. When you will delete a comment, it will be completely removed from the document.
Click on the “Resolve” button given beside the “Reply” option once the issue has been resolved. The comment will stay in the sidebar but will be greyed out.
To Delete the comment, follow the steps mentioned below:
- Hover the mouse cursor to the Comment that you want to delete and right-click on it.
- Click on the “Delete Comment” option.
- Alternatively, click on the comment and head over to the “Review” tab. Select the “Delete” button.
- If you want to delete all the comments at once, click on the down arrow under the “Delete” option in “Comments” section and select “Delete All Comments in Document”
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