ENGLISH 301: WRITING FOR THE PROFESSIONS
Instructor: Bruce Matsunaga
Class Line # 58498
Meets daily @ 7:40-9:20, ECG G319
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Using the Review Features of Microsoft Word
Make a clean copy:
- So that the author of the text still has one secure version of the paper, make a copy of
the document and make comments on that copy.
- To make a copy, simply open your document and go to "File," "Save
As," and type a new name for the document.
After you switch with a peer reviewer, attach your name to the comments:
- Since several students may make comments on the document it is important to attach your
name to your comments in case the author has questions and so that you receive peer review
- To attach your name, go to "Tools" and select "Options." Choose
"User Information" and fill in your name and your email (under address). Note:
you must do this each time you switch papers.
Preparing the Document for Reviewing:
- Make sure that you have the "Reviewing" toolbar selected. If it is not there,
go to "View" and select "toolbars" and "reviewing."
- To begin making comments, click on the "track changes" icon on the reviewing
Reviewing the Document:
- You can now change the text directly in the document by typing or deleting and your
changes will appear in color.
- You can also insert a comment or question to the author by highlighting the text in
question an clicking on the "Insert Comment" icon. This bring up a comment box
for you to insert questions or comments.
When you receive your disk back, you can either accept or reject the changes:
- You can read comments by hovering your mouse cursor over the highlighted text or you can
look at the comments in the comment box.
- You can accept or reject changes to the text by putting your cursor over the colored
text and clicking your right mouse button and selecting "accept" or