Word - Change the language of comment boxes

December 2016


On my computer, I have Word in French, but I work a lot in German. I can easily change the language for the spell checker, but I'm unable to change the language for comments.


  • Open the Styles and formatting pane
  • Display all the styles used by Word
  • Edit the values for:
    • Comment Text
    • Comment Reference
    • Comment Subject

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