Document.DeleteAllCommentsShown method (Word)

Deletes all revisions in a specified document that are displayed on the screen.


DeleteAllCommentsShown deletes the visible subset of comments. This includes active comments (shown) as well as resolved comments (indicated by comment hint).


expression. DeleteAllCommentsShown

expression Required. A variable that represents a Document object.


This example hides all comments made by "Jeff Smith" and deletes all other displayed comments.

Sub HideDeleteComments() 
 Dim rev As Reviewer 
 With ActiveWindow.View 
 'Display all comments and revisions 
 .ShowRevisionsAndComments = True 
 .ShowFormatChanges = True 
 .ShowInsertionsAndDeletions = True 
 For Each rev In .Reviewers 
 rev.Visible = True 
 'Hide only the revisions/comments made by the 
 'reviewer named "Jeff Smith" 
 .Reviewers(Index:="Jeff Smith").Visible = False 
 End With 
 'Delete all comments displayed in the active view 
End Sub

See also

Document Object

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