Trying to see all comments across work...what am I doing wrong

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Tue Apr 13, 2021 4:05 pm Post

I've got comments I added from the inspector pane spread throughout my book. I'm trying to see them all at once.

I've looked at this thread - viewtopic.php?t=34648 and at this video - but when I select multiple scenes in my book all I get is "project bookmarks" and the inspector is blank (see attached image).

In the attached: 7.7 and 7.10 both have comments. Shouldn't they be appearing in the inspector pane?

What am I doing wrong?

I'm on High Sierra with version 3.2.2 of Scrivener
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Tue Apr 13, 2021 4:10 pm Post

Do all of the selected documents correctly load in the Editor?

Do you see this in all projects, or just this one?

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Tue Apr 13, 2021 5:11 pm Post

I think mainly you need to switch your keyboard focus over into the editor, rather than leaving the selection active in the binder. The inspector can only show one item at a time, so when you have several items loaded at once it will revert to these limited options. In Scrivenings mode over in the editor however, the footnotes & comments will show all notes from the entire session. It's the one case where the inspector shows info from more than one item.
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