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A user or third-party provided message, generally short, often for the purpose of documenting software or expressing opinions

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Acrobat DC Comment list opens constantly when editing comments

In Adobe Acrobat Reader DC, presently 2019.010.20064, how do I prevent the comment list from opening every time I change a comment?
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Better way to comment text in Balabolka, or alternative TTS app that supports block comments?

I have several scripts that need to be converted to generated (TTS) voice overs. Except for certain parts, which should remain in the text, but not be recorded in the audio. I'm using Balabolka, ...
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Add comments on left side in Word

I'm a student trying to create a Word template displaying comments on the left side of the page on even page number and on the right side on odd page number. I don't know if this is possible.
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Add dynamic comments to Excel cells via VBA

I am trying to use comments to show the current due date of a Task via a VBA Macro. My current solution looks like so: Sub AddDueDates() Dim strPrefix As String strPrefix = "" With Range("Target")...
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Is there any way to make Adobe Reader comments more compact?

Currently, my comments are like: Is there any way to make them more compact, much like Word's comment function? Edit: is there any other app more suited to annotations? My two requirements are a) ...
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Make Vim continue only some types of comments on the next line

I want Vim to continue /*...*/ comments on the next line by automatically inserting the comment leader, but to end // comments after a single line. The Vim wiki recommends: autocmd FileType c,cpp ...
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How do I change or set a specific author name for my comments on Microsoft Word 2016

My computer's local account name is "Keekee123". When I give comments on Microsoft word documents, this user name automatically shows up as the author of my comments on this computer. How can I ...
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MS Excel: How to open the comment list sub-window with visibility toggle checkboxes (show or hide)

I had open a spreadsheet with many comments in it, and somehow I conjured up a narrow window docked on the right edge of the spreadsheet containing a stack of checkboxes alongside a list of all the ...
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Excel. Change the colour of the comment indicator

Is it possible to change the colour of the comment indicator in Excel ? (the little red triangle) Red does not fit in well with the colour scheme of a dashboard I am working on ? I know you can ...
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Keyed characters appearing slowly in Excel 2010 Comment box (WIN7)

I have, for a long time, used large comment boxes in Excel 2010 under WIN7, to hold an ongoing to-do list. Having just resolved one problem (detail below) I'm now finding that when I key characters, ...
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Stop Visual Studio text editor from auto moving comment lines

Is there a way to stop Visual Studio text editor (2015 or 2017) from auto moving the comment lines when pressing Ctrl+K,D or relevant key stroke (Ctrl+E,D - format entire document) ? I would like my ...
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Vim match containedin not working as expected

I have tried to extend the C syntax in Vim with the example in the manual. First I launch vim without any config: vim -u NONE test.c Then I load the c-syntax and create my extension syntax on ...
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Printing Comments in Visio 2016

I can't figure out how to print the comments I've included in my Visio diagram. I found a macro that was supposed to work in Visio 2013. It did create an object that had the title headers, Reviewer, ...
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How to add a comment in a SVG file using Inkscape?

I am using Inkscape to create SVG files. Is it possible to put a comment in a SVG file? For example I want to leave a comment to mention the licence of the file (which is Creative Commons). And then, ...
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Is there an alternate way to add COMMENTS to a FILE if it's not available through PROPERTIES?

Moved here from Stack Overflow. I'm hardly a power user myself, though! I download a lot of ebooks, mostly .mobi or .pdf format, and I want to keep them straight without having to open the files. On ...
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Live template for doc style comments in PhpStorm

How to set a live template in PhpStorm so that when I hit enter for a new line, it automatically adds an asterisk? Or maybe there is another way to do it, e.g. wrap with comments action? /** * More ...
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Word 2016 - I want to copy the content of the comments boxes and past them as lines in a new document

I used advance find with a wildcard '?' and selected Find In 'Comments' to select all the comments. I closed the find box and attempted to paste in the new document, but it is pasted vertically?
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Notepad++ toggle line comments at start of the line?

I am kinda using Notepad++ very active, and I am a big fan of hotkeys. I usually use CTRL + Q for toggling line comments, but it always bothers me that the comment character(s) are indented like the ...
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syntax for comments in github's README.md?

A GitHub repo is described in a text file README.md, in Daring Fireball's Markdown format. Does that language support comments, either as a feature or a quick hack? I'd like to have some text that ...
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Is it possible to move a comment in Word?

There is a comment on a picture in a Word document. Now I want to update the picture, but keep the comment. So I have to move the comment from the picture to a text. Is this possible? If yes, how?
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Notepad++ turning my angle brackets into comments automatically

I'll be quick. I'm creating a simple website that generates a set of random characters, but I'm having a little trouble with the php code. From what I can see, Notepad++ is automatically turning my ...
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Libre Office writer: How to NOT print comments?

A couple of months ago I started using comments in some documents, and it was useful to create PDFs of these pages with these comments in the margins. However, for some reason now LibreOffice takes '...
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How can I add a comment in the script in Automator in OS X?

How can I add a comment in the script in Automator in OS X? I've tried many variants but they don't work.
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LibreOffice (Calc) | Search & Replace | unable to look for 'comments'

CTRL+F enables the SearchBar (quick search) CTRL+H brings up Find & Replace dialog (more options) I'm unable to find a way to look for comments that are within with a cell (with ability to search ...
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How to accept a deletion but keep the comment on it in Microsoft Word

If I have a tracked deletion and there is a comment on it, accepting the deletion will remove the comment as well. The above action results in: Is there any way to accept the deletion while keeping ...
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Foxit PhantomPDF: Search for next comment?

Does a method exist in Foxit Reader which allows the user to search forward or backward to the next page which has comments posted? I'm referring to the yellow popup bubbles.
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Notepad++: Automatic “comment line (*)” on newline

is there a way to make notepad++ behave like eclipse with multi-line comments? It would be great if notepad automatically inserts " * " every time I make a new line in a /* */ comment-section. To be ...
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Why can't I paste into youtube comments on firefox

I don't know when this happened, but today I noticed that I cannot paste text into Youtube comments on Firefox 40.0.3. It still works just fine on Chrome. I tried to use an addon to copy plain text ...
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How can I restructure this line of bash code so that I can comment on each instruction?

I have a line of bash: SAMPLES=$(for f in `find $IN -iname *fastq.gz `; do basename $f | cut -c 1-4; done | sort | uniq) which I am attempting to break up into multiple line for the purpose of ...
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How to make pdf comments (in e.g. Foxit reader) searchable in Windows 8.1

I can search the content of the pdf itself but I sometimes save the pdf with small notes. Is there a way that I can make these notes searchable with Foxit or another reader?
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How can I leave sticky-notes on a PDF form?

I'm filling out a PDF form, which is handier than paper mostly, but when I want to leave a note for myself or my wife to revisit a field or check something, I find that all commenting tools are ...
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Geany comment block format

I'm trying to figure out where the comment block style is defined in Geany for C files. By this I mean when I select a block of text and hit ctrl-e, each line in the block of text is pre-pended (at ...
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Show Markup column only in selected pages

I have a .doc document which has comments and the markup column (call it A), and I want to insert it in a bigger document (B), which is the plain format master document. When I insert A to B, B takes ...
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Combining MS Word “track changes” comments from multiple readers/editors

I am a writer and use MS Word (Mac 2011) for pretty much everything, and especially the Track Changes function, which allows you to add comments to the document. I have been circulating my work to ...
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How can I properly interpret M4's $# variable without starting comment syntax in emacs?

I have the following M4 macro definition: define(`printlist',`$1`'ifelse(`$#',1,,`printlist(shift($@))')') # does begin a comment in M4 syntax, but only when it isn't preceded by a $: $# is the ...
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How can I turn off the timestamp in a Word document comment?

In Word 2013, why do I get a phrase with advancing time after my initials when I insert a comment? How do I turn it off? My initials on the comment are correct. But, there seems to be an internal ...
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Can I adding files and import comment to archive by a command line

I use below commend to add the file to the archiver and add data recovery recorder on linux os rar a -m0 -hp"$password" -v1073741824b -rr3 -ep1 test1.rar test If I want to add the comment from the ...
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Is is possible to insert comments into a long command with escaped newlines?

I have a long command line, longer than but similar to the example below. I would like to add comments to individual argument in the sense of what is shown here: ssh -N \ -R :10000:10.0.0.1:80 \ #...
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Is it possible to add a comment to a .swf file?

I would like a way to add comments to a .swf file without it affecting the code and how the file runs.The reason I need a comment is to prove that this .swf file is owned by me before I give it to ...
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Disable an #include instruction in sudoers

Can a sudoers #include instruction be disabled with an additional # character? Or rather just delete the leading # character? (I wish I would understand what the sudo developers had on their mind ...
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How to comment out multiple lines at once in Notepad++?

In Eclipse it is possible to comment out multiple lines at once by selecting them and executing CTRL + /: // helloworld Is this possible in Notepad++ as well instead of typing /+/ in front of each ...
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Notepad++ Search/Replace Comments { inside } Curly Brackets

is there a way in Notepad++ (whether by Regex or some other way) to replace/remove comments within curly brackets? { some comments { nested comments } need to be deleted } I want to remove the ...
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Notepad++: Insert comment-sections of same length via Macro/Shortcut?

I'm often using comments (using =====) to divide sections within my files in the same way which look always the same, e.g.: #===========================================# #============== IMPORT STUFF =...
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Shortcut comment next to tags in BBedit

In Sublime Text 2 I can create a comment next to a tag by using shortcut alt+cmd+/ which results in something like this: <a href=""></a><!-- --> How can I shortcut comments next ...
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Disqus authentication doesn't work in Chrome

Disqus authentication doesn't work in Chrome on all sites. It doesn't work for all auth methods and on different computers.
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How to create comment to email message with Outlook 2013?

Simply something like mouse right click on email >> add comment/notes I don't see such option :/ I know I can add flags and categories to email, but there are no option to add comment text.
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How to beautify comments in Notepad++?

I'm looking for a way (a plugin, or a macro) to style my comments for readability. For example, I want function names at the closing parantheses like : function f() { bla=bla; longcode=longcode; }/...
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Youtube Comments on Firefox with Noscript and ABP

All videos display a "Comments currently unavailable" message with the comments frame collapsed. Temporarily allowing Noscript on the entire page doesn't fix it. Disabling ABP on the entire page ...
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How to export comments from a PDF file?

My supervisor usually requests me to deliver some kind of written reports. I write them in LaTeX, deliver them as PDF, and get them back with lots of comments. She uses Acrobat Professional to create ...
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vim - how to treat three quotations in a row as a comment rather than a string

I use python and in python, three quotation marks in a row """ or ''' signify a block-comment, and a normal comment is just a hashtag. (#) I want comments to be colored grey and strings to be ...