How to Reply to a Comment in Excel (3 Easy Ways)

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Looking for ways of how to reply to a comment in Excel? Then, this is the right place for you. Sometimes, an Excel worksheet is used by several people. By directly commenting on the sheet and replying to that they can communicate more conveniently. Here, you will find 3 easy ways to reply to a comment in Excel.


How to Reply to a Comment in Excel: 3 Easy Ways

Here, we have a dataset containing the names of the Sales Persons and their corresponding Sales and Salary. In Cell D11, you can see a comment. Now, we will show you how to reply to this comment in 3 different ways in Excel.

Ways to Reply to a Comment in Excel


1. Click on Cell and Enter Reply to a Comment

In the first method, we will show you how you can reply to a comment by simply clicking on the cell and then typing the reply in the Reply box.

Steps:

  • Firstly, select Cell D11 and we will see the comment.
  • Then, type your reply in the Reply box.
  • Next, click on the button shown below or press Ctrl + Enter.

Click on Cell and Enter Reply to a Comment

  • Finally, a reply will be added to the comment.


2. Use Reply to Comment Feature to Reply in Excel

Now, we will use the Reply to Comment feature to reply to the comment in Cell D11 in Excel. Follow the steps given below to do it on your own.

Steps:

  • To start with, select cell D11 and Right-click on it.

  • After that, click on Reply to Comment.

Use Reply to Comment Feature to Reply to a Commentin Excel

  • Now, you will see that the Reply box has opened.
  • Then, type your reply into the box and click on the button shown below.

  • Thus, you can reply to a comment using the Reply to Comment feature.

How to Reply to a Comment in Excel


3. Reply to a Comment from Show Comments Feature

In the last method, we will show you how you can reply to the comment from the Show Comments feature.

Steps:

  • Firstly, go to the Review tab >> click on Comments >> click on Show Comments.

Reply to a Comment from Show Comments Feature in Excel

  • Now, the Comments toolbox will appear.
  • Then, type your reply in the Reply box.
  • After that, click on the button shown below.

Opening Comments Toolbox to Reply to a Comment in Excel

  • Thus, you can reply to a comment using the Show Comments feature.


How to Edit & Delete Reply of a Comment in Excel

Additionally, you can also edit and delete a reply or a comment in Excel if you want. Go through the steps given below to do that on your dataset.

Steps:

  • In the beginning, to edit the reply, click on cell D11.
  • After that, click on the Edit button shown below.

  • Next, edit your reply. Here, we will add “tomorrow” in the reply.
  • Then, click on the tick mark.

How to Edit Reply of a Comment in Excel

  • Thus, you can edit a reply in Excel.

  • Further, if you want to delete the reply, click on Cell D11.
  • Next, click on the button shown below.
  • Then, click on Delete comment.

How to Delete Reply of a Comment in Excel

  • Finally, the reply will be deleted.

Read More: Creating and Editing Comments in Excel


Practice Section

In the article, you will find an Excel workbook like the image given below to practice on your own.

Practice Section


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You can download the workbook to practice yourself.


Conclusion

So, in this article, we have shown you 3 ways to reply to a comment in Excel. I hope you found this article interesting and helpful. If something seems difficult to understand, please leave a comment. Please let us know if there are any more alternatives that we may have missed.


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Anowara Islam Arin, a graduate of Civil Engineering from Khulna University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh, serves as a technical content creator in the ExcelDemy project. Possessing a passion for innovation and critical thinking, she actively embraces challenges. Beyond her engineering background, Arin exhibits a keen interest in Excel, having authored numerous articles on Excel & VBA-related issues to simplify the experience for users facing obstacles in Excel. Besides, she is also interested in Advanced Excel,... Read Full Bio

1 Comment
  1. This is one of the tricks I love in Excel. No need to email your colleagues and eventually lost it in the inbox of your email just to let them know about your thoughts on certain data in the sheet. It’s very convenient, every time.

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