Insert a comment in a document by clicking the New Comment button in the Comments group in the Review tab. When you click the New Comment button, a comment balloon displays at the right margin. If any previous settings have been applied, the Reviewing Pane, rather than a comment balloon, may display.
Turn the display of the Reviewing Pane on and off with the Reviewing Pane button in the Tracking group in the Review tab.
You can insert comments in the Reviewing Pane or in comment balloons. Insert a comment in a balloon by clicking the Balloons button in the Tracking group in the Review tab.
Navigate through comments using the Previous and Next buttons in the Comments group in the Review tab.
Edit a comment in the Reviewing Pane by displaying the pane and then making desired changes to the comment. Edit a comment in a comment balloon by turning on the display of balloons, clicking in the desired comment balloon, and then making desired changes.
Display information about tracked changes, such as author’s name, date, time, and the type of change, by positioning the mouse pointer on a change. After approximately one second, a box displays with the information. You can also display information on tracked changes by displaying the Reviewing Pane.
If changes are made to a document by another person with different user information, the changes display in a different color. Change user name and initials at the Word Options dialog box with Popular selected.
Print a document along with the inserted comments or choose to print just the comments and not the document.
Delete a comment by clicking the Next button in the Comments group in the Review tab until the desired comment is selected and then clicking the Delete button in the Comments group.
Use the Track Changes feature when more than one person is reviewing a document and making editing changes to it. Turn on tracking by clicking the Track Changes button in the Tracking group in the Review tab.
Control how editing markings display in a document with the Display for Review button in the Tracking group in the Review tab. Control the marking changes that Word displays in a document with options at the Show Markup button drop-down list.
Change Track Changes default settings with options at the Track Changes Options dialog box. Display this dialog box by clicking the Track Changes button arrow in the Tracking group and then clicking Change Tracking Options at the drop-down list.
Move to the next change in a document by clicking the Next button in the Changes group in the Review tab or click the Previous button to move to the previous change.
Use the Accept and Reject buttons in the Changes group in the Review tab to accept or reject revisions made in a document.
Use the Compare button in the Compare group in the Review tab to compare two documents and display the differences between the documents as tracked changes.
Customize options for comparing documents at the expanded Compare Documents dialog box. Click the More button to expand the dialog box.
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