RE: Word -- printing comments only?

Subject: RE: Word -- printing comments only?
From: Nancy Allison <maker -at- verizon -dot- net>
To: Geoff Hart <ghart -at- videotron -dot- ca>
Date: Wed, 13 Aug 2008 10:37:01 -0500 (CDT)

Thanks, Geoff. I'm using Word 2003. Unfortunately, "Print what?" does
not provide a "Comments only" option any more!

And, believe it or not, in order to paste the comments into an editor,
you have to select them line by line. You can't select all your comments
or the entire reviewing pane, copy them, and paste them.

Why oh why did Microsoft mess with such a useful feature!


On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 11:22 AM, Geoff Hart wrote:

> First and simplest, set the "Show" menu in the reviewing toolbar to
> "Final". That will conceal all the inline edits, but should still
> leave the comment balloons visible --
> Failing that, and if all you want is the comments, not the text they
> relate to, there's an effective but more cumbersome workaround. First,
> save a temporary copy of the file and accept all the edits. (You can
> do this from the concealed menu beside the "Accept" checkmark in the
> Reviewing toolbar: select "Accept all" from that menu.) Next, open the
> Reviewing pane at the bottom of the screen, and select all (Control+A)
> and copy it. Paste

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