How to Remove the Date & Time on MS Word Comments

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Microsoft Word or MS Word offers many features to put on a document. In addition to date and time, the name of the author and comments from readers and author of the document can be included. The comments appear in the margin of a page along with date and time. But in sharing documents, you may want to remove personal information. Word offers a tool to help you remove the date and time and other properties from a document's comments.


Step 1

Open the Word document you want to change.

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Step 2

Click "Tools" at the top of the page. A menu will appear.

Step 3

Click "Options."


Step 4

Click the "Security" tab.

Step 5

Put a check in the box labeled "Remove personal information from file properties on save."

Step 6

Save the Word document. The day and time are now gone from the comments section.