The manage comments screen template enables you to manage comments within your app. If your app allows comments and will be deployed to the public app stores we recommend adding this screen to your app. This article will explain how to set up the manage comments screen template.

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  1. Add the screen template
  2. Configure the data source
  3. Configure the JavaScript
  4. Test the screen

Step 1 – Add the screen template

  1. Add the “Manage comments” screen template to your app using the ‘Add screen’ button
  2. Click on the Admin tab
  3. Select the manage comments screen and click “add 1 new screen”
  4. Enter a screen name and select “add screen”

Step 2 – Configure the data source

  1. You will need to know the data source  that contains the comments
  2. To find this, you will need to review the app data and find the data source that includes the comments for your list
  3. Select the manage comments screen to open the settings
  4. Choose the settings option on the right-hand side
  5. Click the blue “change” option
  6. Select the data source that contains the comments
  7. Select configure security rules if necessary
  8. Save & Close

Step 4 – Test the screen

  1. To test your screen, switch to preview mode
  2. Go to your list and leave a test comment
  3. Switch back to the manage comments screen, and select your comment
  4. Choose delete
  5. Return to the list to confirm the comment has been deleted

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