"The document contains no comments or tracked changes" message when you review a document that contains tracked changes in Word 2003

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SYMPTOMS
When you review a document that contains tracked changes in Microsoft Office Word 2003, you receive the following message:
The document contains no comments or tracked changes.
CAUSE
This problem may occur if all the following conditions are true:
  • The document contains tracked changes.
  • The document is opened in Final Showing Markup view.
  • You click Next on the Reviewing toolbar.
RESOLUTION
This problem is corrected in Office 2003 Service Pack 1.

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office 2003. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
870924 How to obtain the latest service pack for Office 2003
STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
This problem was first corrected in Office 2003 Service Pack 1.
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Article ID: 843597 - Last Review: 01/11/2015 06:04:07 - Revision: 3.3

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