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Custom Field

Resource: Custom Field ( /api/customfield/{name} )

Custom field resource

This resource supports the following methods: DELETE, GET, PATCH

 

Methods

DELETE


Delete a custom field

Status Codes

These are the expected status codes returned by the service. In addition, some other status codes may be returned if either an internal error occurs or there is an authentication issue (such as an expired OAuth token).

StatusDescription
204 - NoContentReturned if delete was successful.
404 - NotFoundReturned if custom field does not exist.

GET


Retrieves a custom field by its identifier.

Status Codes

These are the expected status codes returned by the service. In addition, some other status codes may be returned if either an internal error occurs or there is an authentication issue (such as an expired OAuth token).

StatusDescription
200 - OKReturned if the request was completed successfully.
404 - NotFoundReturned if the custom field type does not exist.

 

Example - GET

 

Example of retrieving a custom field by its name.

Request Headers

KeyValueDescription
Acceptapplication/json 

Request Parameters

KeyValueDescription
{name}IsRegressionThe name of the custom field to retrieve.

Response Headers

KeyValueDescription
Content-Typeapplication/json; charset=utf-8 

Response Body

{
  "Id": "4b4329a0-44a3-4e3c-a527-6973bb2b063b",
  "Name": "IsRegression",
  "CustomFieldTypeName": "Checkbox",
  "Label": "Is Regression?",
  "Description": null,
  "Required": false,
  "Entities": [
    "TestScript",
    "Requirement",
    "Incident"
  ],
  "Scopes": [
    {
      "Type": "Project",
      "Id": "d17289f6-8f43-4074-88d0-3841f9830b19",
      "Name": "Test Project"
    }
  ],
  "Expands": [
    "Configuration",
    "Options",
    "Type"
  ],
  "Self": "http://localhost/api/customfield/IsRegression",
  "Links": [
    {
      "Href": "http://localhost/api/customfieldtype/checkbox",
      "Rel": "CustomFieldType"
    }
  ]
}

Status Code

200 - OK

 

 

PATCH


Updates an existing custom field.

Currently the Patch operation is limited to working with picklist values of those custom fields which support it only.

Required Permissions

  • Project/EditProjectPickLists
  • Administration/Organisation/EditOrganisationPickLists

Status Codes

These are the expected status codes returned by the service. In addition, some other status codes may be returned if either an internal error occurs or there is an authentication issue (such as an expired OAuth token).

StatusDescription
204 - NoContentReturned if it updated the custom field successfully.
403 - ForbiddenReturned if ET would not complete request (normally due to a validation failure or you don't have the necessary permissions to complete the request).
404 - NotFoundReturned if the custom field does not exist.

Example - PATCH (add a picklist value)

Create a new picklist value.

Request Headers

KeyValueDescription
Content-Typeapplication/json 

Request Body

{
  "update": {
    "pickListValues": [{
      "add": {
        "ownerId": "d31d4c3e-dfea-4204-a9dd-a54f00b8af79",
        "text": "Test 3",
        "sortOrder": 3
      }
    }]
  }
}

Status Code

204 - No Content

Example - PATCH (modify an existing picklist value)

Create a new picklist value.

Request Headers

KeyValueDescription
Content-Typeapplication/json 

Request Body

{
  "update": {
    "pickListValues": [{
      "set": {
        "ownerId": "d31d4c3e-dfea-4204-a9dd-a54f00b8af79",
        "id": "08c84773-e7dc-4ab8-929b-8ee04a18c368",
        "text": "Test 4",
        "sortOrder": 2
      }
    }]
  }
}

Status Code

204 - No Content

Example - PATCH (remove an existing picklist value)

Request Headers

KeyValueDescription
Content-Typeapplication/json 

Request Body

{
  "update": {
    "pickListValues": [{
      "remove": {
        "ownerId": "d31d4c3e-dfea-4204-a9dd-a54f00b8af79",
        "id": "08c84773-e7dc-4ab8-929b-8ee04a18c368"
      }]
    }
  }
}

Status Code

204 - No Content

Example - PATCH (add and remove in the same call)

Request Headers

KeyValueDescription
Content-Typeapplication/json 

Request Body

{
  "update": {
    "pickListValues": [{
      "remove": {
        "ownerId": "d31d4c3e-dfea-4204-a9dd-a54f00b8af79",
        "id": "08c84773-e7dc-4ab8-929b-8ee04a18c368"
      }]
    }
  }
}

Status Code

204 - No Content