3. Click the mouse outside the comment box to complete the entry of the comment. A red triangle remains in the cell to indicate the presence of a comment there.
Figure 1243 The red triangle indicates a comment.
When you hover your mouse over the cell with the red triangle, your comment box will pop up like a ToolTip.
Figure 1244 Hover to show the comment.
Additional Details: To delete a comment, you select the cell and then select Review, Delete. To edit a comment, you select the cell and then Edit Comment will be available in the Review tab.
The information here is based on the assumption that you are using the default settings for comments. There are additional settings available in the Advanced tab of the Excel Options dialog. On this tab, for example, you can suppress the appearance of the red comment indicator or force all comments to be shown at all times.
Figure 1245 You can hide the red triangles, or always show comment.
Gotcha: If you have a comment in a row above the Freeze Panes line, you will notice a bug. The comment will appear normally if you have scrolled the worksheet to the top. However, if you have scrolled down to other pages in the worksheet, the comment will be truncated.