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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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Changing Word comment colors permanently

In MS Word, I change the comment color using review > tracking > advanced options > comments. But After closing the document and opening it again, the color becomes red again (default color). ...
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Hide “Comments” section in an individual Confluence page

Confluence does not permit disabling Comments per individual page. However it carries standard HTML macro. What steps are needed to hide the Comments section?
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Some Microsoft Word review comments are displayed in a popup instead of in the Markup Area when viewing “Simple Markup”

I am running Microsoft Word 2013. I received a Word document (docx format) that has a lot of review comments in it. I am using the "Previous" and "Next" buttons on the Review tab ...
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Why does this batch file fail on a “REM” line?

I refer to question Add text to end of filename (but before extension) using batch file as I have the same problem. Using Windows 7 32-bit Enterprise (I know, I know ...) with all updates I wrote a ...
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How to navigate to certain page from reviewing pane?

A few weeks ago, I could navigate to certain page contain the comment using reviewing pane by clicking on the comment on reviewing pane. Suddenly I can't do it again now. When I click the comment on ...
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Word-document comments switch to “Author” when saving the file

When I create a Word document on my computer, make some comments, save it and reopen it, all the comment names change to "Author" and the checkbox under TrustCenter Settings > Remove ...
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Adding Emacs-style trailing line comment in Visual Studio Code

I am trying to replicate a standard comment shortcut from Emacs in Visual Studio Code (MacOS). In Emacs, the shortcut M-; adds a trailing line comment to the current line. I use this shortcut quite a ...
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How do I sort folders by comment in Mac using AppleScripts?

I have folders in this order: content forms gallery header misc navigation slider title I want to sort them this way: navigation header content title gallery slider forms misc I have seen ...
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The Comment/ Note-wise function for rare leverage

I found a specific application like a comment/ note function as below picture in Microsoft official template. It would show as long as the cursor is in a specific cell, but I couldn't figure out how ...
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Visual Studio 2019 - Bad C++ multiline comment alignment

I recently uninstalled and reinstalled VS 2019 and am now having problems with multiline comments in C++ code that I wasn't having before. If I have this comment: /* */ and add a newline in the ...
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What should go in an ssh key comment?

I noticed when I list my identities with ssh-id -l that I can't differentiate them because they were all created by me on this PC, so the comments take the form of user@mypc which is not particularly ...
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Export LibreOffice document comments as PDF annotations

I would like to export to PDF a particular LibreOffice document that has many comments without loosing them. According to the manual this should be possible: Comments as PDF annotations Select to ...
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Using PDF as background of Word document

Original problem: I have a PDF document with me which I wish to comment on. However, I have yet to find a PDF editor that has the versatility of text boxes, comments and equation editors etc. as ...
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How to document Excel Power Query steps?

I have an Excel 2016 spreadsheet that has a Power Query sheet in it. The query is used for transforming data. The query has multiple steps. While some of the steps are straight forward, others are ...
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Comments/Review pane alternates between expanded and collapsed view (picture)

Within the same Word file, the comments/review pane is displaying in one of two ways: either collapsed or expanded. Within a page, the display is the same, but across pages, the displays are ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to edit comment attribute in windows 10?

Is there a keyboard shortcut to edit comment or any property of a file in windows 10. For example :- We have "F2" key for rename.
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Excel, list comments then hyperlink to original comment location

I can use the function called ListComments() from https://www.myonlinetraininghub.com/working-with-comments-in-vba. ' ' Written by Philip Treacy ' https://www.myonlinetraininghub.com/working-with-...
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Where does Total Commander store file comments?

The feature is in Files > Edit comment I thought that it's stored in NTFS ADS but dir /R doesn't show any additional streams. I've also checked \AppData\Roaming\GHISLER and \AppData\Local\GHISLER but ...
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Bulk edit SFX script

I create custom portable versions of apps using WinRAR's SFX module (among other things, the setup option Run after extraction). In the cases where 32-bit / x86 and 64-bit / x64 versions are available,...
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ms-word 2002/2003, how to shrink the size of comment balloons

I often have a lot of comments in some of my ms-Word 2002/2003 files and I would like to be able to see all the comments of a given page visible all at once. But when the number of comments goes ...
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How to use poppler utils to extract annotations from PDF files?

I would like to use the command line tools from poppler-utils to extract annotations from pdf files. I have found some information under a similar question how to export comments from a pdf file and ...
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Automatic asterisks for comments in Visual Studio 2019

I am trying to make the switch from Eclipse CDT to Visual Studio 2019 for C++ development. In Eclipse, typing /* followed by enter create block comments with a space followed by an asterisk on the ...
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how to create customized comment keyboard shortcut in android studio

By using ctrl + / we can comment / uncomment the current line in android studio and we can create shortcuts commands from settings->Keymap now my question is how to create new keyboard shortcut to ...
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A good solution for commenting on PDFs or ODTs

I am currently writing a paper in LibreOffice which needs to be reviewed and commented on by multiple people. I wanted a way that everybody could simultaneously view and comment on the document. I ...
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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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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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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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Templates text box in Adobe Acrobat

I use text boxes to comment on pdfs, and there are abut 50 comments that I reuse often with minor changes. Currently, I am just copying the text from a word file, and pasting it a text box in the pdf. ...
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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 ...