Video: Add and review comments

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Collaborate with others to give notes and feedback on a document by using comments.

Note: Comments work similarly in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. However, the following steps are specific to Word.

Add a comment

  1. Select what you want to comment on.

  2. Select Review > New Comment.

  3. Type what you want.

  4. Click elsewhere in the document when you are done.

Reply to or resolve a comment

  1. Select a comment.

  2. Select Reply.

  3. Type what you want.

  4. Click elsewhere in the document when you are done.
    Or, select Resolve to show the comment has been completed.

Show comments

  • Select Review > Show Comments to show or hide the comments.

  • Select Next or Previous to go between comments.

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Insert or delete a comment

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