How to use the addComment() method and specify user

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Hi, I noticed that the addComment() method can take an optional "user" argument.

I would like to occasionally trigger comments from a sort of bot user, but am unable to do so and can't find documentation about the "addComment(string, User) method.

 

 

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Hello Orrin, thanks for noticing it! We'll add this second argument to our documentation.

This `user` parameter is the user who will be the author of the comment. You can create a variable  with the username of your bot user, like this:

var bot = {user:[username]};

and then pass this variable as the second parameter in the addComment() method.

Please let us know if you have any questions. Thank you.

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I've tried this but I get an authentication error if I pass any user other than the logged in user as the second value. Can you help me set up a bot user that does not require authentication?

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@Liubov, are you able to assist?

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Hello Orrin, I'm sorry for the delay in response. Could you please share the code that you're using? Also please attach a screenshot from the WF Editor with all the error messages visible.

Thanks!

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