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How do I turn off cursor hover notes in Word 2003?

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by kmeehan00, Sep 29, 2007.

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  1. kmeehan00

    kmeehan00 Thread Starter

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    When I use the track changes feature in Word, whenever I hover the mouse over a change I get a pop-up window that states who made the change, when, and what was changed. This information also shows up as either strike-through or inserted text or as balloons in the margin, depending on what I have turned on. Since I already have the balloons in the margin, I would like to turn off the window that pops up when the cursor hovers over these changes since it blocks the rest of the text. Any idea how to do this?

    Thanks!

    Kevin
     
  2. Rockn

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    Tools > Options > Track Changes and disable balloon tips.
     
  3. kmeehan00

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    I can't find anything called "balloon tips" under track changes and only have options to turn them on, off, or use them in limited fashion. In each of these cases, the "balloons" are what show up in the right margin when I track changes. If you were referring to actual "tips" that show up as balloons under the office assistant, I do have those off. The little yellow pop-up windows I'm trying to disable are ones that show information about the change -- I'd like to disable them while still seeing the balloons in the right margin.

    Thanks for the help.
     
  4. jimr381

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    First welcome to the forum.

    You can change how Word tracks changes via "Tools">>"Options">>"Track Changes" tab from the menu bar. I have not seen a way to disable the tool tips that pop up that tell you who has changed the item as well as the date and time of the change. I also do not see in here an option where you can tell all of the comments to go into the margin as balloons.
     
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