Last Updated: August 30, 2019
If you have customized Excel's right-click context menu (possibly using an add-in), you may discover that the New Comment, and New Note options are missing after you update Office.
To fix this, reset your customized context menus using VBA (Visual Basic for Applications).
Follow these steps to implement the workaround:
Open the Visual Basic Editor (VBE) by pressing Alt+F11.
Insert a new module from Insert > Module.
Copy and paste the following code into the empty module pane on the right:
Dim bar As CommandBar
For Each bar In Application.CommandBars
Press F5 to run the code.
Exit back to Excel by pressing Alt+Q, and verify that the Comment and Note options have been restored.
If the issue recurs, then you can create a reusable procedure:
Follow steps 1-5 above.
Save the workbook in a convenient location where you can quickly access it if needed. Alternately, you can save it in Excel's Personal Macro Workbook if you always want to have the procedure available.
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