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OpenOffice Calc User Guide
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Adding a note

Notes are similar to comments, except that they do not need to be associated with a change. Authors and reviewers often use notes to exchange ideas, ask for suggestions, or brainstorm in the document. To add a note:

  1. Select the cell that the note applies to.

  2. Select Insert > Note. The box shown in Figure 117 appears.


  1. Type the text of your note in the box.

  2. Click outside the box to close it.

Now the cell you added the comment to has a colored dot in the corner, as shown in Figure 118.



You can change the colors Calc uses for notes by selecting Tools > Options > > Appearance.

To view the note you just added, follow the same procedure as for viewing a comment. Hover the mouse pointer over the cell that has a note; the note appears, as shown in Figure 119.


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