Show only comments, not formatting changes in track change balloons in MSword 2003

Posted on 2009-12-23
Last Modified: 2012-05-08
In MS word 2003, i want to track changes and add comments.  

The comments are most easily viewed in balloons (Tools|Options|Track changes).  However, the option to use balloons is "always," "never" or "only for comments and formatting".  If i select the last option, then there are often 100's of balloons with formatting changes (which i don't care about), and they obscure the balloons with comments (which i care a lot about).

Is there any way to have comments but not formatting changes show up in balloons (seem like a long shot admittedly) in 2003?


Question by:msjlogicjunction
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    When you enable the Track changes the Review  toolbar should appear. If not right click on the toolbars area and enable the Review toolbar. There is a Show button must allow you to select what kind of changes you want to see.
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    My word is in spanish, however here you have a picture (Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words)

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    Perfect, thank you...I've been struggling with that for years...wish i'd asked earlier......:-)

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    You have an identical question open:

    I suggest that you delete it.

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