How does comment threading work?

Each reply to an entry starts a new thread, which may contain one comment or a group of them. If you reply to other comments, your replies will display directly below them. This means that a large collection of comments will appear as a tree, with several different branches indicating different parts of the conversation.

The Thread function on each comment lets you view all the replies starting from that comment. The Parent function on each comment lets you move up the thread to see what is being replied to. A comment directly to an entry will not have any Parent function. The Link function gives a direct link to a specific comment, instead of the whole discussion. Journal owners may give these functions different names.

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