Viewing comments in documents

When you open a document, if the sidebar is not displayed by default, you can select to show the sidebar. Then you can view all comments and responses in this document on the Comments panel.

You can view comments and responses created by you or directed at you. You can also view comments and responses created by other editors or directed at other editors.

To view comments and responses, perform the following steps:

  1. Click Comments on the sidebar to display the comments panel. If the sidebar is not displayed, click View > Sidebar to open the sidebar.
  2. You can click the double arrow icon expand comment icon to expand any comment to see the detailed content and response threads. The cursor points to the location where the comment is created. You can also click the comment mark comment mark in the document. The comment is displayed on the Comments panel.
  3. Click launch context menu of the comments panel on the Comments panel, and select View comments directed @me. All the comments that are directed at you are displayed. Even if only one response to a comment is directed at you, the whole comment thread is displayed.
  4. Click launch context menu of the comments panel on the Comments panel, and select View comments by me. All the comments that are written by you are displayed. Even if you write only one response to a comment, the whole comment thread is displayed.
  5. To view comments or responses that are written by other editors or are directed at other editors, click the editor name on the Editors panel. The Directed @ option shows any thread that mentions the editor using the @ symbol. Click Written by to view the comments or responses that are written by the editor.
    Note: When you click one editor’s name, the editor’s name is highlighted. When you click the editor’s name again, the comments and responses that are written by or directed at the editor are closed.
  6. Click the double arrow icon expand comment arrow to expand the comment. You can see the detailed thread of each comment.
  7. If you do not want to view the comments or responses, click the Close button Close button to exit.



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