Commentary
Comments are used in Cinchy to provide context to your data along with providing a means of collaborating directly with and on the data.

Table of Contents

1. Entering Comments

Anyone who can view or edit a cell can comment on it. Any data that is read-only does not allow comments to be entered.
To add a comment:
  1. 1.
    Locate the desired cell
  2. 2.
    Right-click and select comment (Image 1).
  3. 3.
    Enter the comment in the comment window
  4. 4.
    Click "Comment" to finish
Image 1: Commenting

2. Editing Comments

Comments can be modified only by only the individual(s) that have created the comment(s).To edit a comment, complete the following:
  1. 1.
    Hover over the comment
  2. 2.
    Click the pencil icon (Image 2).
  3. 3.
    Make the appropriate edit
  4. 4.
    Click the Submit button to save the change
Image 2: Editing Comments

3. Deleting Comments

Comments can be deleted only by the individual(s) who has created the comment(s).To delete a comment, complete the following:
  1. 1.
    Hover over the comment
  2. 2.
    Click the garbage bin icon (Image 3).
Image 3: Deleting Comments

4. Archiving Comments

  • A User can archive his own comment regardless of approve permissions
  • A User with the Approve All permission has the ability to archive any cell comments.
  • A User with the Approve Select Cell permission has the ability to archive comments on that specific cell
To archive all comments in a cell:
  1. 1.
    Hover over the comment
  2. 2.
    Click the Archive All button (Image 4).
Image 4: Archiving
You can also archive just one comment in a comment string by clicking the archive icon for the specific comment you wish to archive in the thread.

5. System Table: Comments

Comments are stored in the [Cinchy].[Comments] table.