How Do I Tell Word to Put the Comments in the Right-Hand Margin?

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A reader recently wrote with the inquiry:

" I like comments to appear in the right-hand margin of a Word document. Sometimes the comments appear there, but other times they appear in a separate comment pane. How do I tell Word to put the comments in the right-hand margin? "

My response:

I will assume that you are using MS Word 2003 for the purposes of my response.

When you say comments, I will assume that you are talking about using Track Changes in MS Word.

If your comments sometimes appear in a separate "comment pane," and you are using Track Changes, you can simply click on the drop-down arrow next to Show on the Reviewing toolbar and click on Reviewing Pane to close it.

If you then cannot see your "comments," simply click on View | Markup and your "comments" will then appear in the right-hand margin.

I hope this information has been helpful to you.

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