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list_shared_links and list_folder_members pagination

list_shared_links and list_folder_members pagination

rk90
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As per the API doc,  /2/sharing/list_shared_links does not return has_more attribute but cursor. What's the purpose of returning cursor? Is there a possibility that the result may span across several pages? Do I have to call /2/sharing/list_shared_links again with cursor inside the request body to ensure I have gotten all shared links created by a user?

/2/sharing/list_folder_members also returns cursor, but the document says that cursor will be returned if there are additional shared folder members that have not been returned. In such case I should call /2/sharing/list_folder_members/continue. Why not return the has_more attribute here?

 

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DBX_Robert
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In "/2/sharing/list_shared_links", your assumption is correct.  If a cursor is returned, then addtional API calls to `/2/sharing/list_shared_links` are required to load all of the shared links for the user.  Be sure to include the cursor from the previous response in the subsequent request to load the additional link information.

As for why `/2/sharing/list_folder_members` has a separate `/continue` API endpoint and includes a "has_more" field, while `/2/sharing/list_shared_links`.  This is simply an inconsistency in our API design.

 

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