by Allen Wyatt
(last updated April 12, 2014)
If you do quite a bit of work using either the comments feature of Word or the track changes feature, you may appreciate the use of the Reviewing toolbar. This toolbar is great for quickly locating and editing comments, or for processing marked changes in your document.
To display the Reviewing toolbar, select Toolbars from the View menu and then make sure Reviewing is selected. The toolbar normally appears at the top of the Word document, just above the Ruler. In Word 97 and Word 2000, the tools included on the toolbar are divided into four major categories:
Microsoft changed the appearance of the Reviewing toolbar in Word 2002, but its purpose is essentially the same as in earlier versions. In Word 2002 and Word 2003 the Reviewing toolbar includes tools in the following categories:
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