Rich commenting is here! Manage your feedback and review on writeLaTeX #BackToSchool

By John Lees-Miller

Following hot on the heels of the integrated reference management tools we released on Monday, we've now launched a rich commenting platform to help you manage feedback and review of your projects.

Writelatex comment review feedback tutorial screenshot


Adding comments is easy - simply click the "Add comment" button on the editor toolbar as shown above. You then simply type your comment in the pop-up box that appears, and it'll be inserted into the document:

Writelatex comment screenshot 1


You can reply to comments left by your collaborators by clicking on the "reply" option at the foot of their comment:

Writelatex comment screenshot 2


It appears as a nested comment, and you can close the comments when you're done. To re-open any closed comments, simply click the comment icon in the document.

Writelatex comment screenshot 3


You can also see the comments when viewing tracked changes in compare mode:

Writelatex comment screenshot 4 track changes


Give it a try today! Create a new document and start commenting!

John Lees-Miller

Co-founder, CTO

Computer scientist, mathematician and co-founder of Overleaf. I make things that work.