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Delete All Comments in Word in a Flash

You needn't clear comments in a Word document one by one. Instead, bring out the big guns to delete all of them at once:

1. Chose Tools > Keyboard Shortcuts.

2. Under Categories, select Tools.

3. Under Commands, select DeleteAllCommentsInDoc.

4. With the insertion point in the "Press new keyboard shortcut" field, press keys to create a keyboard shortcut. (I use Control-7)

5. Click the Assign button.

6. Click OK.

You can now press your keyboard shortcut to zap out the comments.

The steps above work in Word 2008; they likely work nearly as described in older versions of Word.

 
 

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Belkin 802.11g adapter vs. AirPort -- A reader provides his experience setting up these two wireless networking components. (1 message)

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Image formats for digital photography -- Following Charles Maurer's article from last week, a reader wonders why we have to deal with post-processed image formats - including Camera RAW - instead of just getting a straight image dump of what gets recorded to the camera's sensor. (4 messages)

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Languages and ideas -- Matt Neuburg's article on Prograph prompts discussion about whether programming languages are expressions of ideas (and therefore subject to copyright) or free to be used in various ways. (2 messages)

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