History comments prompt - Cloud

KC Author-it Objects

When saving an object Author prompts you to add a save point comment.

In Author, the comments display in the View History window.

Save Comment Window

"Change release state to"

Use this drop-down list to change the release state of the object upon saving.

Comment text

The History Comments window shows a message advising whether a comment is optional or required. When comments are required, the message must meet the minimum length set in the Edit History Settings before it will be accepted.

Review

To display the comments window when you save the topic at the end of the editorial phase in Review, make sure you set the Object close (if changed) to Save with mandatory comments.

Author

The History comments window displays when you make changes to a topic's content then close without first saving your changes, or when you select the object and change the release state or template.

Contribute

The History comments window displays when you save changes to a topic's content, or you select the object and change the release state or template.