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A method to request all metadata from a database. This method does not support parameters. It is called by sending an HTTP GET request to the following URL:$id?access_token=xxxx

In this, $id needs to be replaced by the numerical identifier or the name of the database you wish to request the selections for.

Available parameters

There are no available parameters for this method.

Returned fields

  • ID: unique numerical identifier
  • name: name of the selection
  • description: description of the selection
  • parent-type: type of the parent: view or database
  • parent-id: id of the database or view
  • 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
  • database: id of the database this selection belongs to
  • last-built: timestamp of the last time the view was built

PHP example

The following example demonstrates how to use this method:

// dependencies

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

// do the call, and print result

The example above requires the CopernicaRestApi class.

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