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Adding Comments to a Google Doc


Adding Comments to a Google Doc


This article will show you how to add comments to a Google Doc.


1. Navigate and open the Google Doc where you want to add comments.  
2. Put your cursor anywhere on the document where you want to add a comment. 

Cursor in Google Doc


3. Click the Insert tab. Then click Comment.

 Insert tab


4. A Comment box will appear to the right. Type your comment in the text box provided. Then click Comment.

Google Doc Comment Box 



Downloading the Google Doc


1. When you are finished commenting, click the File tab. Then click Download As.

 File Download As in Google Docs


2. Download the Google Doc as a Microsoft Word document (.docx). 


Note: This is the only way comments will appear on the document. Downloading as a PDF file does not show comments.

 Download as Microsoft Word
3. The Google file will download to the folder you have specified for downloads. This is primarily your Downloads folder.  
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