Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Word versions: 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003. If you are using a later version (Word 2007 or later), this tip may not work for you. For a version of this tip written specifically for later versions of Word, click here: Jumping To a Comment.
by Allen Wyatt
(last updated June 24, 2017)
Word includes a powerful tool that allows you to add comments to your document. You can use the Go To function of Word to jump to a specific comment in your document. You do this in one of two ways. The first way is as follows:
Figure 1. The Go To tab of the Find and Replace dialog box.
If there are no comments in the document, you will jump to the beginning of the document. If you modify the technique a bit, you can jump to a comment relative to the comment at which you are currently located. This is done as follows:
WordTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Word training. (Microsoft Word is the most popular word processing software in the world.) This tip (1808) applies to Microsoft Word 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003. You can find a version of this tip for the ribbon interface of Word (Word 2007 and later) here: Jumping To a Comment.
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