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How to access recent comments in the FileExchange?

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Jan
Jan on 31 Aug 2021
Commented: Jan on 31 Aug 2021
I cannot find an efficient way to check, if my FileExchange submissions got new comments. In the old interface there was a list of comments sorted by date. Now I assume new comments occur in my Activity Feed, but due to the large number of posts in forum, it is hard to find the more ciritical comments according to the FileExchange. If I post buggy code in the forum, a lot of others will care about the problem, while I'm the only one who supports my FEX submissions.
What is the efficient way to get a list of FEX comments considering the "noise" of the forum?
By the way: The obligatory selection of a "Product" and "Release" is not meanigful for this question.
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DGM
DGM on 31 Aug 2021
The FEX used to have a way to view just the comments received/given on the FEX. It was useful in ways that can't really be replicated anymore, and as you mention, it wasn't burdened with forum activity.
IDK how you're supposed to manage it now. Having comments randomly split between "reviews" and "discussions" is confusing enough.
O/T, but I'm of the opinion that the various parts of the Mathworks site should be "products" in the dropdown.

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Rik
Rik on 31 Aug 2021
In the activity feed you can select the 'Files' section, where you can see only the FEX-related activities. You do need to remember to follow your own submissions (why that doesn't happen automatically is a mystery to me).
And regarding the semi-random split between discussion and reviews: for the future it should make conversations easier. I suspect they didn't want to go through all posts manually and decided every post with a star rating is a review and every post without it is a discussion. I do think TMW should allow submitters to change this. For these automatically sorted posts.
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Jan
Jan on 31 Aug 2021
Thank you, @Rik. This "Files" button was exactly what I was looking for.
I found it convenient to have ratings and comments together: A rating with an explanation has a higher significance. But the most important details is, that I'm informed, if users find a bug in my codes.
Following my FEX submissions did not work for me in the past. I got 4 notifications only in the last 10 years, and then I receievd 2 or 3 mails inside some hours. I gave up following.

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