Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Change the shape of comment boxes and other objects, part of Excel Tips Weekly.
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- [Instructor] On this worksheet,…which is the work in progress,…we see some shapes off to the right.…There's an octagon, extended octagon.…There's a rectangle to the right.…There's no title above the data.…Perhaps that's where one of these belongs.…There's also a chart here as well.…These are generally referred to collectively as objects.…Also you might notice that in the worksheet itself…occasionally we'll see a red triangle…in the upper right-hand corner.…That's a comment.…We see what the comment says here.…There's also one over in cell I10.…And these are used simply to point out…certain oddities in the data or may be to ask a question.…
Maybe we're making a presentation, we'll slide over these.…If we'd like to see all of them,…we go to the Review tab and choose Show All Comments.…When you create a comment, you can simply click on a cell.…Suppose I want to give special emphasis to this cell here.…I'm wondering whether that value is accurate or not.…Shift+F2 is the quick way to create a comment.…So I could type in some information here.…
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