File and Folder Comments

You can add notes about a file or folder in the Comments tab of the right panel. You can also read comments that other users have added to a share.

To add a comment:

  1. In the User Portal, check the box next to to the file or folder.
  2. In the right panel, select the Comments tab.
  3. Enter your comment under Add Comment.
  4. Click Add.
    Your comment is saved and displayed under Comments.

You can mention other FileCloud users or FileCloud groups in your comments by typing the @ symbol and then the name of the user or group. When a user or a group a user belongs to is tagged, the user receives an email as well as a notification on their dashboard in the User Portal telling them that they have been mentioned in a comment. 

To tag a user or group in a comment:

  1. Access the Comment tab for the file or folder using the procedure above, and type @ into the Comment box.
  2. Begin to type the user or group name directly after @.
    A box displaying matching user emails and group names appears above the Comment box.
  3. Click the email of the user or group that you want to tag to insert their name into the comment.
  4. Type the comment.
  5. Click Add.
    The user tagged or the users in the group tagged receive emails and notifications in FileCloud informing them about the comment.