Home »  Software »  Office Suite Software

How Do I Add Comments to a Word Document

June 06, 2013  |  Difficulty: Easy

how to use the comments function in Word and add them to the document

Microsoft® Word is one of the most popular word processing applications used for creating documents. Business and home users often share and edit documents easily, and track changes as noted in a previous article.

Another very useful feature when sharing and editing documents is to add comments instead of changing the words. Suggested changes can be proposed, and the author or receiver can decide whether to add them to the document or not. The instructions below explain how to use the comments function in Word and add them to the document.

Adding a new comment in Word 2010:

  1. Launch Microsoft® Word 2010 application.
  2. Select the word or phrase you want to comment on.
  3. Switch to the “Review” ribbon tab.
  4. Click on the “New Comment” icon in the comments section.
  5. Write your comment text in the new displayed bubble.
  6. Switch back to the document by clicking in it or by pressing the “ESC” key on your keyboard.

Tips and Tricks:

  • To delete any comment, right click on it and select the “Delete Comment” option.


Most Popular Articles:

What Is the Best Backup Software for Me

Internet Security Solutions Detect Legitimate Soft

How Do I Block Internet Intruders from Spying

How Do I Choose a Data Backup Software

How Do I Install a FREE Spyware and Adware Blocker

Related Articles:

reset the password on your Facebook® account.

How Do I Reset My Facebook® Password

Page Number function in word

How Do I Insert Page Numbers in Microsoft® Word

iPhone's dictionary factory settings

How Do I Remove Learned Words from the iPhone®

function named “Total Editing Time”

How Do I Know Total Editing Time on Word Document

watermark in Microsoft® Word 2010

How Do I Add a Watermark in Microsoft® Word

Help Us Spread the Word!

Love us on Facebook to stay updated.

Stay aware and get our best content on health, celebrity, travel, living, career and the technologies that will change the world.