Your clients may include comments on their Microsoft Word documents. These comments can be used to provide feedback, suggestions, or corrections to the document’s content. However, sometimes it’s necessary to extract these comments and save them as a separate document.
Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to extract comments from an MS Word document.
- Open the MS Word document: Open the MS Word document that contains the comments you want to extract.
- Turn on the Reviewing Pane: To turn on the Reviewing Pane, go to the “Review” tab, and click the “Reviewing Pane” button in the “Tracking” group. You can choose to display the comments on the right side of the document or at the bottom.
- Select the comments you want to extract: In the Reviewing Pane, select the comments you want to extract by clicking on them. You can select multiple comments by holding down the “Ctrl” key on your keyboard and clicking on each comment.
- Copy the selected comments: Right-click on the selected comments and choose “Copy” or press “Ctrl + C” on your keyboard to copy the selected comments.
- Create a new MS Word document: Open a new MS Word document and paste the copied comments into it by right-clicking and choosing “Paste” or pressing “Ctrl + V” on your keyboard.
- Format the extracted comments: You can format the extracted comments in any way you like, such as changing the font, adding bullet points, or inserting tables.
- Save the extracted comments: Once you have formatted the extracted comments, save the new MS Word document by clicking on “File” and then “Save As”. Give the document a descriptive name, choose a location to save it, and click “Save”.
As you can see, extracting comments from an MS Word document is a straightforward process that can be accomplished in just a few steps. By following the steps outlined above, you can easily extract comments and save them as a separate MS Word document for further reference or analysis.
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