Comment with group members and turn comments into tasks

Comments are a class of XLink that can be posted to different locations in the content or application.

Comments can be posted to a:

  • Document
  • Fragment
  • Group
  • Version

A Comment can evolve into a Task.

It is assumed that the Member has permissions to post a Comment and are currently using v6.0 of the product tekAuthor.

Related Information:

Post a comment against a document

Post a comment against a fragment

Reply to a comment against a fragment

Post a comment against a group

Comment accessibility

Email notifications

When certain comment events occur, email notifications are sent to Members of the Group. Who is notified and when depends on the options of the event and the notification settings for the Member of a particular Group.

Comment/discussion access

Comments that are posted and stored in the CMS and can be accessed via:

  • The Group discussions icon
  • The Document discussions icon (also indicates the number of Comments in the Document)
  • The Fragment comment indicator

Comment Indicators

Comment indicators can be found in the table of contents.

A round orange indicator to the right of the headings allows the Member to drill down to the Comment location. At the end of the drill down a Comment indicator will display to the right of the heading. Select the heading to go to the document that contains the Comment(s).