Comments Widget

Use this widget on the Form to accept user comments.

Last published at: June 4th, 2024


Let the user provide comments on 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 the "Show All Comments" checkbox for routing this through workflow between users
  • Click on the Save button and Close the popup window
  • Generate a new Form Instance. Navigate to the 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 the "Add Comment" button. The comment is stored in a table with the date and time, as shown in the graphic below. 


  • The user can search for comments and remove them using the feature provided in the control.  

Note: The new features include;

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