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How to Insert a Comment in Excel: A Step-By-Step Guide

Excel is a powerful tool that allows users to manipulate and analyze data. One of the features that makes Excel so powerful is the ability to insert comments. Comments are notes that can be added to cells in a worksheet. They are useful for providing additional information about the data in a cell, or for leaving instructions for other users.

Comments can be inserted in Excel by selecting the cell where the comment will be inserted and then clicking the �Insert Comment� button on the �Review� tab of the ribbon. A comment box will appear, and the user can type their comment into the box. Once the comment is inserted, it will appear in a small box next to the cell. Comments can also be edited by clicking the �Edit Comment� button on the �Review� tab.

Comments are a useful tool for collaborating with others on an Excel workbook. They can also be used to leave instructions for yourself, or to provide additional information about the data in a cell. This guide will show you how to insert a comment in Excel.

Step 1: Select the cell where the comment will be inserted

The first step is to select the cell where the comment will be inserted. To do this, click on the cell with your mouse. The cell will be highlighted to indicate that it is selected.

Step 2: Click the �Insert Comment� button

Once the cell is selected, click the �Insert Comment� button on the �Review� tab of the ribbon. The �Insert Comment� button is located in the �Comments� group.

Step 3: Type your comment into the comment box

When you click the �Insert Comment� button, a comment box will appear. This is where you will type your comment. Type your comment into the box and then click the �Save� button.

Step 4: View your comment

Once you have clicked the �Save� button, your comment will appear in a small box next to the cell. The comment box will also have a small triangle in the top-right corner. This triangle is called the �Comment Indicator�. Clicking on the �Comment Indicator� will cause the comment box to appear. Clicking on the �Comment Indicator� again will cause the comment box to disappear.

Step 5: Edit your comment

If you need to edit your comment, you can do so by clicking the �Edit Comment� button on the �Review� tab. This button is located in the �Comments� group. Once you have clicked the �Edit Comment� button, you will be able to edit your comment in the comment box.

Step 6: Delete your comment

If you no longer need a comment, you can delete it by clicking the �Delete Comment� button on the �Review� tab. This button is also located in the �Comments� group. Once you have clicked the �Delete Comment� button, the comment will be deleted and the comment box will no longer appear next to the cell.

Step 7: View all comments in a workbook

If you want to view all of the comments in a workbook, you can do so by clicking the �Show All Comments� button on the �Review� tab. This button is located in the �Comments� group. Once you have clicked the �Show All Comments� button, all of the comments in the workbook will be displayed in a separate window.

Step 8: Hide all comments in a workbook

If you want to hide all of the comments in a workbook, you can do so by clicking the �Hide All Comments� button on the �Review� tab. This button is also located in the �Comments� group. Once you have clicked the �Hide All Comments� button, all of the comments in the workbook will be hidden.

Step 9: Print all comments in a workbook

If you want to print all of the comments in a workbook, you can do so by clicking the �Print All Comments� button on the �Review� tab. This button is located in the �Comments� group. Once you have clicked the �Print All Comments� button, a print preview of the comments will be displayed. From here, you can print the comments by clicking the �Print� button.

Step 10: Save your workbook

Once you have inserted your comments, be sure to save your workbook. To do this, click the �File� tab and then click the �Save� button. You can also save your workbook by pressing �Ctrl+S� on your keyboard.

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