GitHub: Comment on an issue

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Use this action to comment on a GitHub issue or pull request.

Use case

  • Participating in issue discussions
  • Updating an issue
  • Automate comments in GitHub as part of a product management or engineering process.

How to configure this action

This action requires a preconfigured GitHub integration and an account with GitHub. For more information on integrating Catalytic with other systems, please refer to the Integrations section of our help center.

Fields for this action

  • Integration

    • Select your GitHub integration from the options. These are your team’s integration accounts.
  • Repository owner

    • The name of the organization or owner of the repository that contains the issue.
    • The repository owner is part of the issue’s URL: https://github.com/{repository owner}/{repository}/issues/{issue number}
  • Repository

    • The name of the repository that contains the issue.
    • The repository is part of the issue’s URL: https://github.com/{repository owner}/{repository}/issues/{issue number}
  • Issue number

    • The number of the issue.
    • The issue number is part of the issue’s URL: https://github.com/{repository owner}/{repository}/issues/{issue number}
  • Comment

    • The content of the comment to add to the issue or pull request
  • Output Field Prefix

    • To help keep output fields organized, choose an output field prefix to add to the beginning of each output field name as this action may output more than one field.
    • The step’s name is used as the prefix by default.

What will this output?

This action may generate multiple fields. To help keep output fields organized, the prefix above will be added to the beginning of each of the output field names, separated by two dashes. Each field will result as:{{output-field-prefix--output-field}}. Learn more

Output fields for this action

  • GitHub comment ID

    • The ID for the new comment.
  • GitHub comment URL

    • The direct URL for the comment.
  • GitHub request status

    • The request status from performing the action.
  • GitHub request status code

    • The status code from the request status.
  • GitHub issue URL

    • The URL for the issue where the comment was made.

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