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Adding Comments to Document Templates
« on: June 26, 2017, 10:11:44 pm »
Does anyone know if it is possible to add comments to document templates to help others understand what the template is doing?

Basically, I want a way to add text to the template that will not be exported into the final document...

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Re: Adding Comments to Document Templates
« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2017, 09:07:15 am »
Yes. Highlight some text then from the ribbon choose Edit | Edit | Edit | Apply Comment
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Re: Adding Comments to Document Templates
« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2017, 05:43:17 pm »
I must be doing something wrong... the Apply Comment text is greyed out. This applies when I select any of the text on the template. Is this setting controlled by access permissions?

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Re: Adding Comments to Document Templates
« Reply #3 on: June 27, 2017, 05:55:57 pm »
I think that comment feature only works when editing Rich Text Document Artefacts, not templates...?

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Re: Adding Comments to Document Templates
« Reply #4 on: June 27, 2017, 09:29:24 pm »
I think that comment feature only works when editing Rich Text Document Artefacts, not templates...?

I can confirm this. I havenīt been able to apply a comment inside a document template but it works with Document Artifacts.
It is grayed out otherwise.

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Re: Adding Comments to Document Templates
« Reply #5 on: June 27, 2017, 10:34:07 pm »
There's always hidden text. That does get generated through (at least to Word, not sure about PDF), but the user must actively switch it on to see it.

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Re: Adding Comments to Document Templates
« Reply #6 on: July 04, 2017, 12:47:23 am »
Excellent - Hidden Text Works fine for me. Thanks everyone!