How to add the Comment pane feature in Word 2003 and in Word 2002

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INTRODUCTION

This article describes how to add the Comment pane feature to a document in Microsoft Office Word 2003 and in Microsoft Word 2002.

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By default, Word 2003 and Word 2002 do not include the Comment pane feature. Instead, these versions of Word include the Reviewing pane. However, you can run a macro to include the Comment pane feature in Word 2003 and in Word 2002. To do this, follow these steps:
  1. Use the following code to create a macro:
    If (ActiveDocument.Comments.Count > 0) Then
    
        ActiveDocument.ActiveWindow.View.SplitSpecial = wdPaneComments
    
    End If
    
    
  2. Open a Word document that contains comments.
  3. Run the macro that you created in step 1 to display the Comment pane.
For more information about how to create and run a macro, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
318719 How to use and view the Visual Basic for Applications macros in Support.dot in Word 2002

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Article ID: 913759 - Last Review: March 23, 2006 - Revision: 2.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Office Word 2003
  • Microsoft Word 2002 Standard Edition
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