Comments are a great way to start contextual discussions at any moment of a claap video. Share your ideas and thoughts by leaving comments and mentioning teammates.

Adding a comment

There are 2 options to add comments in a claap.

Add comments while recording a claap

To add a comment during a recording:

  1. Start a recording.

  2. Click on the Share button in the extension overlay or press CTRL + SHIFT + C.

  3. The recording is automatically paused while you are adding a comment.

  4. Drag and drop a zone of your screen where you want to add a comment.

  5. Fill in your comment and press Send.

  6. The recording is automatically resumed when the comment is sent.

Add comments while watching a claap

To add a comment while watching a claap:

  1. Navigate to the claap to comment.

  2. Add a comment with one of the following options:

    • Click on the Comment button in the lower part of the screen

    • Or press C on your keyboard

    • Or drag and drop a zone of the video with your mouse.

  3. The comment is added to the Comment bar on the right-hand side.

  4. Fill your comment and press Send or press CMD + ENTER.

πŸ’‘ You can readjust the zone and the size of the selected area with your mouse.

Adding a poll in a comment

Read this article dedicated to polls

Formatting a comment

Claap makes it easy to style comments with text formatting.

To format a comment, select text to be formatted to display the text formatting overlay.

To quickly format a single word, double click on the word to be formatted. To format a full paragraph, double click on the paragraph.

Alternatively, you can also use the following shortcuts:

  • Bold: Command (⌘) + B

  • Italic: Command (⌘) + I

  • Link: Command (⌘) + K

  • Bullet list: Command (⌘) + Shift (⇧) + 8

  • Ordered list: Command (⌘) + Shift (⇧) + 7

  • Quote: Command (⌘) + Shift (⇧) + 9

  • Code: Command (⌘) + Shift (⇧) + C

πŸ’‘ Use Shift (⇧) + Enter (•) to start a new line in your comment.

Interacting with comments

Editing a comment

If you want to edit a comment from a claap, click on the β€’β€’β€’ button in the top right-hand side of the comment and select Edit or press E when hovering the comment.

Replying with a video

Read this article for more information on video replies.

Resolving a comment

You can mark any comment thread as Resolved to hide it and focus your attention where it’s most needed by clicking on the Resolve comment button in the top-right corner of the comment thread or press R.

To filter the comments in a claap by active and/or resolved, click on the Active comments button in the top-right corner of the comment bar. By default, only active comments are shown.

Reacting to a comment

Click the Add reaction button with an emoji icon next to a comment to add a reaction. When the first emoji is added, others will be able to add more by clicking on the icon next to it.

Sharing the link to a comment

You can share the link to a specific comment by clicking on the β€’β€’β€’ button in the top right-hand side of the comment and select Copy link.

Deleting a comment

To delete a comment, click on the β€’β€’β€’ button in the top right-hand side of the comment and select Delete or press COMMAND + DEL when hovering over the comment.

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