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How to insert comment callouts into email message in Outlook?

Author: Siluvia Last Modified: 2020-05-27

If you are using Outlook 2010, you can insert comments into email message by using shortcut key. Please look at the following instructions.

Insert comment callouts into email message in Outlook
Easily insert or remove comment in Outlook with Kutools for Outlook

Insert comment callouts into email message in Outlook

1. Compose your new email by clicking New Email button.

Or open an email you want to reply, reply all or forward, and then click Reply, Reply All or Forward to edit.

2. Highlight (double click on or select) the word or text which you want to comment on.

3. Then press Ctrl + Alt + M to insert the comment. When the comment callout showing up, add your comment on it.

4. If you want to remove the comment, put the cursor on the comment and right click on it. Then select Delete Comment option to remove the comment.

Easily insert or remove comment in Outlook with Kutools for Outlook

With the New Comment utility of Kutools for Outlook, you can easily add comments into email body in Outlook when creating, replying or forwarding email messages. Please do as follows.

Before applying Kutools for Outlook, please download and install it first.

1. In the Message window you are composing, select the content you want to add comment to, and then click Kutools > New Comment. See screenshot:

2. Now the comment layout is displaying in the email body immediately. Type your comment into the Comment box.


1. For removing a comment, you can select the content with comment you want to remove, and then click Kutools > Delete Comment > Delete Comment. See screenshot:

2. For removing all comments from the email body, please click Kutools > Delete Comment > Delete all Comments. See screenshot:

3. This utility can only apply in Outlook 2010.

  If you want to have a free trial (30-day) of this utility, please click to download it, and then go to apply the operation according above steps.

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Really your post is too wonderful. I thought there are no useful tips and I will find which I can utilize in my real life.
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Actually, in earlier Outlook, users can insert comment callouts which are you wish to insert your personal comments when replying emails in Outlook. you can filter your messages by clicking on “Mentions” to see the emails that have.
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When you, Microsoft, send out questions at the end of the mews, that you want answered, like age, race, likes, or dislikes, add male or female answers, so we can see age groups, and male, and female responses. Thank you, Pat
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