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Word 2007 - Keep Redline changes but remove comments

Posted on 2013-12-10
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I have a document (legal documet) that I want to send to someone outside my dept and i need to keep the changes in red, but remove all comments.

Can someone help me with this?
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Question by:Brenda D
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Review Tab > Delete Drop Down > Delete All Comments
Delete all comments option
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can you still see the comments as metadata if you do it this way?
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I believe this actually deletes the comments.

The other approach would be to hide them by unselecting them in the show markup menu:
Hiding all comments
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Thank you. We had thought about this but was afraid it would still show up in the meta data.
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You can use inspect document to check for this:
"File > Info > Check for Issues > Inspect Document"
Inspect DocumentHidden Data
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