Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Word versions: 2007, 2010, and 2013. If you are using an earlier version (Word 2003 or earlier), this tip may not work for you. For a version of this tip written specifically for earlier versions of Word, click here: Copying, Moving, and Deleting Comments.
by Allen Wyatt
(last updated August 8, 2015)
If you previously inserted comments into your document, using Word's Comment feature, and you want to duplicate one of them, you can use techniques you already know for copying regular text. To copy a comment, follow these steps:
If you want to move a comment to another location in your document (or even to another document), you can use techniques you already know for moving regular text. To move a comment, follow these steps:
To remove a comment from your document, follow these steps:
WordTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Word training. (Microsoft Word is the most popular word processing software in the world.) This tip (10021) applies to Microsoft Word 2007, 2010, and 2013. You can find a version of this tip for the older menu interface of Word here: Copying, Moving, and Deleting Comments.
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