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Add Comment to files and folders

Windows Explorer allows you to select columns to display. One of them is Comments. In previous versions of Windows, I've been able to right-click a file (and I'm pretty sure folders), select Properties, and somewhere in there add a comment that would display in Explorer.

I am now running Widows 7 (64-bit) and have been unable to figure out how to do this. When I click Properties on a file, there is a Details tab that displays fixed attributes about a file (name, type, size, etc.) but nowhere that I can find where I can add a comment. I am a developer and most of the files I am wanting to add comments to are SQL and PwerShell scripts, csv files, and I'd like to add a comment to specific folders as well.

Can this be done in Windows 7?
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dbbishop
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GeisrudCommented:
In my tests, it depends on the type of file.

I created a sample folder on my desktop.  In the "details" view, I was easily able to right-click on the column headers and add the "comments" column.

I then created a docx file, a txt file and a csv.
right-click the file and click properties, then the "details" tab.  In the docx file there is a comments section right towards the top.  However, this is absent for the txt and the csv file.

I don't know anything about sql or powershell scripts, so I can't say if that comments section is available.  However, in my .bat and .vbs files, the comments section is also not present.
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dbbishopAuthor Commented:
Given as there have been no other comments, I am going to accept this one as the solution and assume that comments can be added only to a select number of filetypes, and not to folders.
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