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Make review comments editable #2124

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commented May 4, 2019

Starting work to address #2112. Will add writeup shortly!

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Description of the Change

  • Editable review comments
  • Editable review summaries
  • Focus on textbox when editing is enabled
  • Keyboard shortcut (cmd+enter to submit and esc to cancel)
  • Use the markdown parsing bits from #2102 (pending its merge)
  • Use unified relay query error reporting from #2128 (pending its merge)
  • Include "edited" state in the response from the edit mutations and optimistic results
  • Only show the edit option if user has permission
  • Test coverage


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@vanessayuenn vanessayuenn added this to In progress in PR review author feature May 7, 2019

smashwilson added some commits May 10, 2019

Broaden the keymap selector used to bind github:submit-comment
This will let cmd/ctrl-enter fire the github:submit-comment event for 
review summary editors and existing comment editors, too.
Include lastEditedAt in mutation responses
Without this, the "edited" flair doesn't appear on a review comment or 
summary you edit until you perform a full refetch.
Populate missing GraphQL builder fields
We added a few fields to PullRequestReview and PullRequestReviewComment, 
so we need to specify some defaults.

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Merging #2124 into master will increase coverage by 0.04%.
The diff coverage is 98.85%.

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...ainers/accumulators/review-comments-accumulator.js 100% <ø> (ø) ⬆️
lib/items/reviews-item.js 100% <ø> (ø) ⬆️
...iners/accumulators/review-summaries-accumulator.js 100% <ø> (ø) ⬆️
lib/controllers/root-controller.js 82.87% <ø> (ø) ⬆️
lib/views/actionable-review-view.js 100% <100%> (ø)
lib/views/review-comment-view.js 100% <100%> (ø)
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smashwilson and others added some commits May 10, 2019

Update ReviewsController action method behavior to match the tests
I've removed the callback parameter - using Promise fulfillment will be 
cleaner - and made the update methods re-throw caught mutation errors. 
I've also updated the callsite in ActionableReviewView to use await and 
try/catch to manage editing state. Now if the update mutation fails, 
users won't lose their edits.
Pluggable Menu and MenuItem creation
This lets us inject mocks to test menu actions without having to do any 
crazy Electron shenanigans.
The Story So Far
I've got everything but the cancel button tests.

@vanessayuenn vanessayuenn marked this pull request as ready for review May 13, 2019

kuychaco and others added some commits May 14, 2019

Merge branch 'master' into ku-edit-comments
Co-Authored-By: Ash Wilson <>
Finish converting `reportMutationErrors` to `reportRelayError`
Co-Authored-By: Ash Wilson <>
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Looks great to me! Left a couple of comments, nothing blocking.

If I weren't the PR author I'd submit this with an "Approve"

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await this.props.contentUpdater(, text);
this.setState({editing: false});
} catch (e) {

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kuychaco May 15, 2019

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So we'd get to this catch block when the update mutation fails, and if I'm understanding Relay mutations correctly then the optimistic update will automatically get rolled back, and the original text will be restored to the buffer. So I think it may not be necessary to manually restore the text here... though I guess it couldn't hurt to do so and be 100%.

@vanessayuenn vanessayuenn merged commit f650f69 into master May 15, 2019

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