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Word 2003 cannot add a comment in between two words

One of my users (the president of the company of course) would like to be able to add a comment in Word 2003 in between two words.  He claims he used to be able to do this but I am thinking he may be recalling from a Word 2002 he has used before.  It looks to me like in 2002 it defaults to the way he wants it and in 2003 it highlights the closest word.  The only way around I have found is to highlight the space between the two words but he doesn't like that.  Is there a setting I have missed to allow this?  I have attached samples from 2002 and 2003 Word to help explain what he wants.

Thanks
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Craig Roberds
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GrahamSkanRetiredCommented:
You can get the same effect by adding an extra character (e.g. a space) and setting the Font to hidden.
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lee555J5Commented:
This capability is there in 2003 and in 2007. Click in the space between the two words and turn on Track Changes.
To turn on Track Changes, double-click the "TRK" in the status bar, type [Ctrl-Shift-E], show the Reviewing toolbar, or use the Tools | Track Changes menu.
Lee
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Craig RoberdsMISAuthor Commented:
GrahamSkan--Thanks, that does work but I doubt he will like doing that, he will probably just highlight the space inbetween.

lee444J5--I don't see a difference whether I have Track Changes on or off, you still have to highlight the space inbetween correct?  You can't just insert a comment where the cursor is flashing, or am I missing something?

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lee555J5Commented:
Sorry about my first post. Your first post attempt with this question does not have attachments. I did not realize you already knew about Track Changes (TC). Now I see your attachments.
I am able to replicate your issue in 2003 and in 2007. After much searching Word help and Googling, I cannot find a setting for this. The apparent intent is to always highlight something for the comment to apply to. In your case, you want to insert a comment *between* 2 words.
I recommend highlighting the 2 words and inserting the comment. You are now using the comment system as it was designed. I know it is not *exactly* what you want, but I think this way is clearer than highlighting only one side of the intended comment insertion point and easier than highlighting only the space between the 2 words.
Lee
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Craig RoberdsMISAuthor Commented:
yeah, I have done some more research and it looks like they removed it in 2003.  Thanks for the help.
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Craig RoberdsMISAuthor Commented:
Will do, this one should stay, delete the other one without the pictures.
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