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Commenting on an element

You or any authorized user can add comments to any element in the diagram.

Click the Comment icon in the title bar to open the comment sidebar. To comment on a concept, relationship, or specialization, click on the element for which you want to make the comment. A New Comment’ field will appear at the bottom of the comment sidebar.

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Type in your comment and hit enter. The comment will be registered in the sidebar: And a comment bubble will appear on the element in the diagram to indicate that it now includes a comment.

Note

Comment bubble indicators are only visible when the comment sidebar is open.

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Replying to a comment

To reply to a comment, simply type your reply into the Reply field and hit enter. Your reply will appear directly beneath the previous comment.

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Resolving a comment

To resolve a comment, click on the three dots to the right of the comment and then click Resolve.

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Editing a comment

To edit a comment or reply, click on the three dots to the right of the comment and then click Edit.

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Deleting a comment

To delete a comment or reply, click on the three dots to the right of the comment and then click Delete.

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Commenting on an attribute

To comment on an attribute—for either a concept or a relationship—click on the attribute section of the element and a drop-down menu will appear in the comment sidebar. From there you can choose the attribute and add a comment.

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Comment indicators

The comment indicator is on the upper right of the element. When another user adds a new comment, the comment indicator will turn red.

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Comment notifications

There are three options for receiving notifications on new comment. To set your notification prferences, go to the File menu and choose Notification Settings.

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The default option is that notifications are not sent to you. To receive notification email messages for all comments, choose All Comments. To receive notifications only for replies to your comments, choose Only Replies to My Comments.

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