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Commit 9bb5450f authored by Mike Lewis's avatar Mike Lewis

Update intro to start with standard vs discussion comments and clarify email replies

parent 8e2ef0b1
......@@ -10,17 +10,18 @@ You can leave a comment in the following places:
- commits
- commit diffs
The comment area supports [Markdown] and [quick actions]. Every individual
comment can be [turned into a discussion](#start-a-discussion-by-replying-to-a-non-discussion-comment)
One can also edit their own comment at any time, and anyone with [Maintainer access level][permissions] or
There are standard comments, and you also have the option to create a comment
in the form of a resolvable/threaded discussion. A comment can also be [turned into a discussion](#start-a-discussion-by-replying-to-a-non-discussion-comment)
when it receives a reply.
The comment area supports [Markdown] and [quick actions]. You can edit your own
comment at any time, and anyone with [Maintainer access level][permissions] or
higher can also edit a comment made by someone else.
You could also reply to the notification email in order to reply to a comment,
You can also reply to a comment notification email in order to reply to a comment,
provided that [Reply by email] is configured by your GitLab admin. This also
supports [Markdown] and [quick actions] as if replied from the web.
Apart from the standard comments, you also have the option to create a comment
in the form of a resolvable or threaded discussion.
supports [Markdown] and [quick actions] as if replied from the web. Note that this
adds an additional comment, but does not create a discussion.
## Resolvable discussions
......@@ -348,7 +349,7 @@ To reply a non-discussion comment, you can use the **Reply to comment** button.
![Reply to comment button](img/reply_to_comment_button.png)
The **Reply to comment** button is only displayed if you have permissions to reply to an existing discussion, or start a discussion from a standalone comment.
The **Reply to comment** button is only displayed if you have permissions to reply to an existing discussion, or start a discussion from a standard comment.
Clicking on the **Reply to comment** button will bring the reply area into focus and you can type your reply.
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