How to reset all comment positions in Excel?
In a worksheet which is populated with multiple comments, sometimes, we need to adjust or move the comment box position to view the cell content behind the comment box, in this case, the comment boxes will be moved to different positions. After finishing the operation, you need to return the comment boxes to their original position, how could you reset all comment positions at once in Excel?
You can apply the following VBA code to restore all the comment boxes to their original positions at once.
1. Hold down the ALT + F11 keys to open the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.
2. Click Insert > Module, and paste the following code in the Module Window.
VBA code: Reset all comment positions in active worksheet
Sub ResetComments() 'Update 20141110 Dim pComment As Comment For Each pComment In Application.ActiveSheet.Comments pComment.Shape.Top = pComment.Parent.Top + 5 pComment.Shape.Left = pComment.Parent.Offset(0, 1).Left + 5 Next End Sub
3. Then press F5 key to run this code, and all the comments positions in the active worksheet have been reset at once. See screenshots:
Here we introduce the Reset Comment Position utility of Kutools for Excel. With this utility, you can quickly reset all comment positions in active sheet or all sheets with just one click.
Before applying Kutools for Excel, please download and install it firstly.
1. If you just want to reset all comment box position in active sheet, please click Kutools > More > Reset Comment Position > Active sheet.
To reset all comment box position in all sheets of current workbook, please click Kutools > More > Reset Comment Position > All sheets. See screenshot:
After clicking Active sheet or All sheets, all comment positions in active sheet or all sheets will be reset to their original positions immediately.
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- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 1 months agoGreat article, but ... In Excel in my Office 365 (now Microsoft 365), what used to be Comments are now "Notes". Will your macros still work? Thanks.
- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 1 years agoAfter I press F5 and run the code, nothing happens and the comments boxes are still far away - May I ask if you know how to resolve this? Thank you very much.
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- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 1 years agoThank you so much for the script.. !!
- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 3 years agoA huge thank you, this was so easy and worked perfectly. I've never used a macro before, but I followed your instructions and it was so straight forward. Very much appreciated.
- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 3 years agoThis is the best, thanks
- To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.· 3 years agoThank you so much for the VBA code!!! You saved me hours of work.