The Merops: Reviewing tab

Applies to: Word 2007, Word 2010, Word 2013. For Word 2000–2003, click here.

Merops: Reviewing tab

Show Markup

Show Markup group

Use this group of checkboxes to show or hide Comments, Insertions/Deletions, and Format Changes. We recommend you spend most time reviewing documents with comments, and insertions/deletions shown, but format changes hidden.


Tracked changes

Reject button

Reject Rejects the insertion, deletion, replacement, or format change at the cursor. You can click the arrow at the bottom of the button, to show a menu including Reject Identical Changes.


Accept button

Accept Accepts the insertion, deletion, replacement, or format change at the cursor. You can click the arrow at the bottom of the button, to show a menu including Accept Identical Changes. NB: As a general rule, you don't need to accept changes as you go, just reject the ones you don't want, then accept all remaining changes at the end.


Previous button Next button

Previous and Next Jump to the previous or next tracked change.


Reviewers button

Reviewers Shows a dialog listing all reviewers of a document, and the number of changes and comments they have made. Here, you can reject revisions or delete comments made by individual reviewers. More…


Shrink button

Shrink Makes all tracked in the document as small as possible. More…


Trusted changes button

Trusted Changes Shows a dialog allowing you to accept in one go a list of reliable tracked replacements. This can make it easier to see the changes that you want to check more carefully. More…


Revert Selection button

Revert Selection Rejects all revisions and deletes all comments within the selection. Use this whenever Merops makes a number of errors in the same place, perhaps because a paragraph has been misidentified.


Comments

Quick Comments button

Quick Comments Clicking the top part of this button simply inserts a comment into the document. Clicking the arrow at the bottom shows a menu of Quick Comments. Quick Comments are customizable pre-typed comments that you might use regularly, so you don't need to keep typing the same text over and over again. More…


Delete Comment button

Delete Comment Deletes the comment at the cursor. Click the arrow at the bottom to show a menu, including Delete Identical Comments, which can be useful if say, Merops has alerted the same unknown word several times, or Delete Identical Comments on Any Text, to delete say, all unmatched-word comments.


Previous Comment button Next Comment button

Previous and Next Jump to the previous or next comment.


Reviewing

Look Up button

Look Up Shows a customizable menu of websites to launch in your default browser and automatically search for the selected word or phrase. More…


Place Marker button

Place Marker Places a bookmark at the current cursor position or on selected text if any is selected. From anywhere in the document, the cursor can be moved back to this position by pressing the Go to Marker button Go to Marker button.


Go to Marker button

Go to Marker Moves the cursor to the marker created by the Place Marker button Place Marker button.


Remove Marker button

Remove Marker Removes the marker created by the Place Marker button Place Marker button.


Previous Edit button

Previous Edit Jumps the cursor back to the location of the last edit you made to the document. You can repeatedly press this to work backwards through multiple edits.


Document Stantistics button

Document Statistics Shows the Document Statistics dialog. This gives a number of statistics, including the number of words, paragraphs, pages and hyperlinks in a document. If a selection is made, statistics will be given for the selection. More…


Merops Review button

Merops Review Starts Merops Review, a tool to help you go through the comments and tracked changes in a document, editing as you go. More…


Custom Dictionary button

Custom Dictionary Clicking this button launches your default custom dictionary. More…


Editing tools

Styles Plus button

Styles Plus Shows the Styles Plus menu.


Symbols Plus button

Symbols Plus Shows the Symbols Plus menu.


Insert Document Part button

Insert Document Part Shows the Insert Document Part menu. More…


Change Case button

Change Case Shows a menu of case-changing options. More…


Reference Renumbering button

Reference Renumbering Shows a menu of numeric reference renumbering tools. More…


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