How to comment on a specific part of a file

You can comment on a specific part of a file if you're on dropbox.com and working on a supported file type. To do so:

  1. Open the file you want to comment on. You'll see a pop-up message that says Select an area to comment on. 
  2. Drag to highlight the desired area.
  3. Click the text box that says Write a comment, type your comment, and click Post.

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