The Merops: Reviewing toolbar

Applies to: Word 2000, Word 2002, Word 2003. For Word 2007–2013, click here.

Merops Reviewing toolbar

Show/Hide Comments button image  Show/Hide Comments Toggles between showing and hiding all comments in the current document.

Show/Hide Insertions and Deletions button image  Show/Hide Insertions and Deletions Toggles between showing and hiding the insertions and deletions in the current document.

Show/Hide Format Changes button  Show/Hide Format Changes Toggles between showing and hiding the format changes in the current document.


Reject button  Reject Rejects the insertion, deletion, replacement, or format change at the cursor.

Reject Identical Changes button  Reject Identical Changes; Rejects the insertion, deletion, replacement, or format change at the cursor. It also reads through the document and finds and rejects all identical changes throughout.

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

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 and delete comments made by individual reviewers. 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.


Insert New Comment button  Insert New Comment Inserts a comment into the document. More…

Quick Comments menu  Quick Comments 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 Identical Comments button  Delete Identical Comments Deletes the comment at the cursor, then reads through the document and deletes all identical comments, if they are on identical text to the initial comment.

Delete Identical Comments on Any Text button  Delete Identical Comments on Any Text Deletes the comment at the cursor, then reads through the document and deletes all identical comments, regardless of what text the comment is on.


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.

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…


Styles Plus button  Styles Plus button Shows the customizable Styles Plus menu.

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

Insert Symbol button  Insert Symbol Shows the Insert Symbol menu.

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

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


Invert Table button  Invert Table Rebuilds the selected table, pivoting it along its diagonal. More…

Delete Empty Rows/Columns button  Delete Emtpy Rows/Columns Deletes empty rows/columns in a table. More…


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