Comments are one of our most powerful tools for collaboration.

You can ask and answer questions, get feedback, provide approval, track quick wins, and format content with rich text, embeds, and attachments.

You can use comments on tasks, Docs, and attachments for Proofing.

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Assign comments

If your comment requires effort from anyone in your Workspace, simply assign it! This creates a new required item for the assignee to complete before the task can be closed.

Tip: Assign threaded replies as well so action items never get lost!

Mention people in comments

If you want to notify someone without assigning a comment to them, you can mention individual people or Teams.

Simply type @ and the name of the person or team you want to mention.

GIF of linking to comments in the comments section of a task.

Threaded comments

Organize your task, image, and Doc comments by nesting your replies with threaded comments!

Threaded comments work by starting a completely new conversation right underneath a parent comment for a more focused discussion.

Soon, threaded comments will be available everywhere in ClickUp, like in Chat views and Dashboards. If you don't want to use threaded comments, simply turn off the ClickApp!

GIF of how threaded comments work in the comments section of a task.

Quote comments

Keep conversations organized by highlighting text to reply to specific parts of a comment! This is especially useful if someone asks you multiple questions in a comment or there's lots of activity in your task. 

Gif of how quote comments works in the comments section of a task.

Use rich text formatting

Providing as much information as you can to your teammates ensures expectations are clear and tasks are completed as thoroughly and efficiently as possible.

Click and drag your cursor over text while creating a comment to reveal your editing choices.

Screenshot of rich editing toolbar in the comments section of a task.

You can also:

  • embed

  • attach files

  • tag other users

  • mention another task

  • use emojis ✅

Create tasks from comments

Create new tasks and subtasks from the rich text toolbar in the comments section of an existing task. This is a helpful way to organize your work so you can come back to it later.

Click and drag your cursor over text while creating a comment to open the toolbar.

Reference comments in ClickUp to share information with people anywhere.

Simply copy the comment URL from the ellipsis ...  menu.

As long as the person has access to the task, they will be directed to the highlighted comment from the link.

GIF of how quote comments works in the comments section of a task.

React to comments

Give reactions to comments using one (or more) emojis to express exactly how you're feeling. 😄 Reactions quickly communicate acknowledgment and understanding whenever your colleagues update a task.

Animation showing reactions to a comment using emoji

Set comment Reminders

Notifications piling up? Never forget about a comment again! Use the Remind me option on any comment to turn the text into a Reminder. The Reminder will live in your Inbox and appear on the date you select!

Screenshot of the comment ellipsis menu highlighting the Remind me button

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