REST API: GET view views

Copernica supports nested selections. To obtain a list of all selections that are nested under a higher level selection you can send a HTTP GET request to the following URL:

https://api.copernica.com/v1/database/$id/views?access_token=xxxx

In this, $id needs to be replaced by the numerical identifier of the selection that you wish to request the subselections of.

Available parameters

The following parameters can be added to the URL as variables:

  • start: the first selection to be requested
  • limit: length of the batch that is requested
  • total: whether or not the total number of selections should be counted

More information on the meaning of these parameters can be found in the article on paging.

Returned fields

For every selection, a JSON object with the following properties is returned:

  • ID: the numerical identifier of the selection
  • name: the name of the selection
  • description: optional description of the selection
  • parent-type: used to display whether a selection is placed directly under a database, or nested under another selection
  • parent-id: ID of the parent selection/database
  • has-children: boolean value: whether or not the database has selections nested underneath it
  • has-referred: boolean value: whether or not there are other selections that refer to this selection.
  • has-rules: boolean value: whether or not the selection has selection rules

PHP example

The following PHP script demonstrates how to use the API method:

// dependencies
require_once('copernica_rest_api.php');

// change this into your access token
$api = new CopernicaRestApi("your-access-token");

// parameters to pass to the call
$parameters = array(
    'limit'     =>  100
);

// do the call, and print result
print_r($api->get("view/1234/views", $parameters));

The example above requires the CopernicaRestApi class.

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