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4. Editing Power Tools > 36. Delete All Comments in a Document

Delete All Comments in a Document

Word 2002 and 2003 include a command on the Reviewing toolbar that deletes all the comments in a document. For users of earlier versions of Word, this hack does the same thing.

Comments let one or more reviewers comment on the text of a document without interfering with the content of the document. But once you finish editing or reviewing a document, getting rid of those comments can be a hassle.

To quickly delete a single comment, right-click its reference and choose Delete Comment from the shortcut menu [Hack #3] . But if you’re facing dozens or hundreds of comments, deleting each one in turn will take you quite a while.

Another method for deleting comments is to use Find and Replace. Select EditReplace and do the following:


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