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Insert comments and notes

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In Excel for Microsoft 365, you can use Comments to have conversations with others, or use Notes to make annotations.

Add a comment to start a conversation

  1. Right-click a cell and select New Comment.

  2. Enter your comment and select Post.

    Others can now reply to continue the discussion.

Edit a comment

  • Hover over the cell, hover over the comment, and select Edit.

Resolve a comment

  1. Hover over the cell, hover over the comment, and select ... More Actions.

  2. Select Resolve thread.

Delete a comment

  • Right-click the cell and select Delete Comment.

Annotate cells with Notes

  1. Right-click the cell and select New Note.

  2. Enter your note and click outside the cell.

See more actions

  • Right-click the cell and select an option:

    • Edit Note

    • Delete Note

    • Show/Hide Note

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