Also, you indicate that this is freezing Word, but I don't see any references to MS Word, only Excel. Where does The excel-vba tag confused me, so I've edited to retag word-vba.
until you get the issue resolved - just makes your life easier.
If you identify that, someone may be able to point you in the right direction.
Start typing, and the text will be added to the comment box, or to the end of the existing comment text. Change the User Name Insert - Plain Comment - Formatted Comment - Colour Formatted Comment - Comments with Date and Time Replace Old Name in Comments Reset Comments to Original Position Resize Comments Format All Comments Show Comments - Active Sheet - in Centre of Active Window - at Right of Active Window Copy Comments - Text to Adjacent Cell - to Another Worksheet - from All Sheets to Another Worksheet - to Microsoft Word Print Comments with Indicators Number and List Comments List Numbered Comments With Merged Cells Create Comments with Pictures From File List Insert Selected Picture Into Comment Download the Sample Files Instead of showing the user name at the start of Excel comments, you can change to something generic, such as "Note:" However, this change affects the User Name in all Microsoft Office programs, so you may want to reset the name before you exit Excel. Comment End If 'find the line break and markers l Break = In Str(1, cmt.text, Chr(10)) l Num1 = In Str(1, cmt.text, str Find) 1 l Num2 = In Str(l Break, cmt.text, str Find) 1 'format the lines of text With cmt. Sub Comment Add Or Edit() 'adds new plain text comment or positions 'cursor at end of existing comment text ' cmt As Comment Set cmt = Active Cell. Add Comment text:="" End If Send Keys " " End Sub To avoid use of the Send Keys command, you can use the following variation, which leaves the comments visible. Click on any link below to download the required zip file. In your printed documentation, you may have something like Figure 1 which is fine for anyone viewing the document on a PC. They have to go to the Table of Contents and locate "Program Access".Depending on your operating system and security settings, you will either be prompted to save the zip file or your zip application (e.g. They can click the hyperlink and see Program Access. Now thanks to Hans V, a long term supporter of Woody's Lounge, the macro below will amend your document so that it reads as shown in Figure 2.Win Zip) will open and display the contents of the zip file. Click in the field below and then press CTRL C to add the code to the clipboard.