Adding High Level Category to Issue Types

Q.  Is there a way to add a new high level category to the issue type using Field API?

A.  Please try:

POST /fieldapi/issues/v1/create_type

This method takes a name of category and a name of issue type:

  • ticket
  • project_id
  • category_name – string. The name of category (e.g., Punch List, Safety)
  • name – string. The name of issue type within the category. (e.g., Observation, Concealment Work to Complete).

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Retrieving Issues for Equipment

There is a small API enhancement that was made available in the latest update of BIM 360 Field. It allows you to retrieve a list of issues related to a given equipment.

POST /fieldapi/issues/v1/search request has two additional parameters, source_id and source_type:

  • source_id – an id of source object, i.e., task or equipment, whose issues you would like to retrieve.
  • source_type – a type of source/parent objects, i.e., “Task” or “Equipment”.

Using these parameters, the following request will return all issues under equipment including all issues coming from checklists attached to the equipment with one call:

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