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Create/edit documents through API

Helpful | Level 6

Hi,

 

I've submitted a similar Feature Requests months ago and it's been asked also in:

 

They're both marked as solved, but as far as I can tell through the existing APIs is not possible to actually edit or create new documents.

 

Am I missing something?

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Re: Create/edit documents through API

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New member | Level 2

I also would love the ability to programatically edit Paper documents. I'm trying to build a journal app that syncs text files in a folder that I have with something like Dropbox Paper so I can add to my journal on the iPad, and the ability to save documents into Dropbox is the last missing piece!

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Re: Create/edit documents through API

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Dropboxer

Thanks for the request! That's correct, the current Paper API doesn't support creating/editing documents, but we're tracking that as a separate feature request.

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Re: Create/edit documents through API

Dropboxer
Dropboxer
The Dropbox API now offers a way to create and update Paper documents programmatically:

https://www.dropbox.com/developers/documentation/http/documentation#paper-docs-create
https://www.dropbox.com/developers/documentation/http/documentation#paper-docs-update

If you're using an official SDK, there will also be corresponding methods for those endpoints.
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