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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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The Typical User Management Cycle

After creating your application, tables and fields, and before inviting users to your application, you need to figure out what your system of roles should look like: what tables or fields should be accessed by which role, and what degree of access. All of this is done within Intuit QuickBase directly. The online help can lead you through the process.

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API Calls for Basic User Management

If the user is an existing QuickBase user:

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Moving Users in and out of Roles

You can use API_UserRoles to get all the users that are in roles for your application, along with all of the roles for each user.

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Building and Using Queries

API_GenResultsTable: both of which are covered in the language reference section.

Both API_DoQuery and API_GenResultsTable make use of the same query mechanism to return data. They differ mainly in the overall format of the return:

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User Setup (Provisioning)

In order for someone to use a QuickBase application accessed through the API, they will need to be assigned a role within that QuickBase application by the application administrator. The roles are set up in QuickBase to provide varying kinds of access.

API_ProvisionUser .)

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