Annotate suddenly disappeared from Word. What should I do (Windows users)?
Microsoft Word add-ins, like Annotate, can disappear from the Word ribbon for a number of reasons. Here are the steps to take if you experience this problem:
- Do not uninstall Annotate. If you do, you will lose your customized database.
- Make a backup of your comments database. You can easily copy the database by following the instructions in the following article, which discusses sharing your database of comments with other Annotate users:
- Follow the instructions in the following Microsoft Knowledge base article to attempt to bring back the add-in:
- Email us ( firstname.lastname@example.org) if you can provide any details about what procedures/buttons you were using when Annotate disappeared.