Display or hide comments and their indicators

Comment box and its red triangle indicator

Callout 1 Indicator
Callout 2 Comment

ShowAll comments and indicators

  1. On the Tools menu, click Options, and then click the View tab.
  2. Do one of the following:

To hide both comments and indicators throughout the workbook, click None under Comments.

To show indicators but display comments only when you rest the pointer over their cells, click Comment indicator only.

To display both comments and indicators, click Comments & indicator.

ShowIndividual comments

  1. Right-click the cell containing the comment indicator.
  2. To display or hide a comment, click Show Comment or Hide Comment.


To redisplay all individually hidden comments, click Comments on the View menu.

Applies to:
Excel 2003