Word 2003: Viewing and Editing Comments

Lesson 31: Viewing and Editing Comments



By the end of this module, you should be able to:

  • View comments inserted by another person
  • Edit comments inserted by another person

Viewing and editing comments

Word provides you with several document collaboration tools. One of these tools allows one user to insert comments into a document and a different user to view and edit those comments.

To view and edit comments:

  • Select ViewactionMarkup from the main menu.
  • View the comments in each comment balloon, and decide whether to modify the document based on each comment.
  • Right-click each comment balloon after reviewing the comment.

    View and Edit Comments
  • Select Delete Comment.
  • Click the Next Tool on the Reviewing toolbar to move to the next comment in the document.


  • Open any Word document on your computer.
  • Insert at least three comments.
  • Save and close the document.
  • Open the same document.
  • View each comment balloon.
  • Edit the document as necessary.
  • Delete all comments in the document.