Working with comments on your Zoho Sheet spreadsheet

Working with comments on your Zoho Sheet spreadsheet

Why should you use comments?


You can make cell or range or sheet level comments in Zoho Sheet. These comments can further be replied to, resolved or re-opened for further discussion. You can even @mention your collaborators on your comments to bring these comments to their notice, and if needed, you can notify collaborators directly from your spreadsheets. All of this is to make Zoho Sheet a little more collaborative, and easier for your  team to work together on.

How to use comments?

View all the comments in a sheet

To view all the comments:
Click on the comment icon  on the side panel. All comments will be displayed in the comments panel. You can choose to filter them for better visibility, based on the sheet associated or status of the comments.

Add a comment to your spreadsheet cells

To add a comment:
  1. Select the cell/range on which you wish to comment.
  2. Click Insert > Comment > Add Comment.
  3. Alternatively, right click on the selected range and click Add Comment.
  4. Enter your comment in the comment field. To mention a collaborator, simply type @ followed by the collaborators name, and select from the list that appears.
  5. Click Add. 



Edit a comment

To edit a comment:
  1. Click on the drop down icon on the comment you want to edit.
  2. Click on Edit.
  3. Make the changes to the comment.
  4. Hit Save to publish changes, or cancel to discard them.



Reply to a comment

To reply to a comment:
  1. Click on '+Reply' button below the comment you want to reply to.
  2. Enter your reply.
  3. Click Reply.



Edit a reply

To edit a reply:
  1. Hover over the reply you want to edit. 
  2. Click on the pencil icon.
  3. Make the changes.
  4. Hit Save to publish changes, or cancel to discard them.



Resolve a comment

To resolve a comment:
  1. Click on the drop down icon on the comment/comment thread that you want to resolve.
  2. Click on Resolve.



Change the notification settings for comments

To change the notification settings:
  1. Click on the comment icon on the side panel
  2. Click on the menu icon on the top right corner of the side panel. 
  3. Click on the Email notification settings and choose how you want to be notified.



Delete a comment

Delete a comment:
  1. Click on the drop down menu on the comment/comment thread you want to delete.
  2. Click on delete.
  3. Confirm your command to delete the comment. Please note that this action cannot be undone.



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