Comments Widget

Use this widget on the form to accept user comments.

Last published at: May 14th, 2024


Let’s the user close the window for the rendered form. 



  • ID/Name - Name of widget generated by FlowWright (read-only field)




Let’s build and execute the CommentsDef example.  

  • Create a new form definition called “CommentsDef
  • Select the Open Designer checkbox and click the “Create” button
  • Drag a Comments widget to the canvas
  • Double-click on the widget to view the input / properties. The popup window will appear as shown in the below graphic
  • Click on "Show All Comments" checkbox for routing this through workflow between users
  • Click on Save button and Close the popup window
  • Generate a new Form Instance. Navigate to Actions menu and Edit the form instance. The rendered widget will appear as shown in the below graphic.
  • Enter a comment in the required space and click on "Add Comment" button. The comment is stored in the table with the date-time as shown in the below graphic. 
  • The user can search on the comments and also remove the comments using the feature provided in the control.  

Note: The new features include;

  • Date sorting in Finnish for "Created On" column
  • Longer comments are wrapped within the column width
  • Users can remove their own comments. Admin user can remove all comments.
  • Remove column displays (x) icons only with a mouse-house alert