Word 2010 popup comment (like Excel insert comment)

Posted on 2011-10-07
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
Is it possible to create a pop-up text box if one scrolls their mouse over a certain word/symbol in 2010 Word?

If so, how is that done?

Thanks in advance for your assistance.
Question by:dgd1212
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    Assisted Solution

    Sure you can. Take a look at this link. Hope it helps.

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    I would create a bookmark on that text, then create a hyperlink to itself with a screen tip and remove the hyperlink formatting.  That way when the person mouses over the text, the pop-up screen tip appears just like a hyperlink.  If they click it accidentally they won't go anywhere, since it hyperlinks to the bookmark of itself.

    I attached an example.
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    Expert Comment

    You can add Comments to a document via the menu.

    You could create a Hyperlink with a 'Screen tip' with the text that you want to see, which will show when you hover the mouse over it.
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    Did that work for you?

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    The screen tip solution was best. The comment didn't work work for this particular solution but was for another unrelated item.

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