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Sort List (slist) Parameter

Sort List (slist) Parameter

The slist determines the order in which the returned records are displayed. Heres what an slist looks like:

<slist>7</slist>

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Options Parameter

You use the options parameter to further control the return of records. You can use any or all of the options, separating the options with a period. Here are the available options:

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About the Sort Order Option

About the Sort Order Option

You can apply a different sort order to different returned columns in the clist by supplying several period delimited sort order params:

<options>sortorder-A.sortorder-D.sortorder-D.sortorder-A</options>

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How Do I Construct a View?

How Do I Construct a View?

Detailed instructions for constructing views, reports, and queries are provided in the QuickBase online help.

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How are Reports Related to Views?

How are Reports Related to Views?

In the QuickBase UI, you use a report to specify filter criteria for which records are to be retrieved. Each report has its own view. In short, the report and view work together to get and show only the specified records and specified columns (fields) within those records.

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How to Use Tickets: Tickets vs. Username and Password

If a user is accessing a QuickBase application through a web browser, once the call to API_Authenticate has been made successfully, the ticket cookie will be used automatically: there is no need to explicitly supply the ticket value as returned in the XML.

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User Access and Your Application

This chapter covers the APIs application-level features that govern access. The calls that provide these features can be grouped as follows:

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How Compromised Security Situations are Handled

If some user uses someone elses application token, and there is a complaint about this being unauthorized, the offending user will have access rights removed and the application token will be revoked.

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API Calls That Dont Use the Application Token

The following calls use a ticket only, no application token:

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Access to QuickBase (Login)

Login to QuickBase is provided through the API_Authenticate call, which returns a ticket and a ticket cookie. Just like a regular QuickBase login through the UI, the ticket by itself does not convey access to any applications. The application owner needs to assign an access role to the user first. (In addition to the ticket, your app needs an app token.)

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