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Get deletion time for deleted files in a folder?

Get deletion time for deleted files in a folder?

Patrik H.
Explorer | Level 4
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Is there any way to, in API v2, when listing the folder contents (using list_folder or its various versions), get the time of deletion for deleted items (files in particular, but folders might also be good)?

 

From what I've seen so far, the only way to find a time of deletion of a file is to do a list_revisions call on the file, and from the response read the server_deleted field.

 

In API v1, a "metadata" call on a folder returned an array containing the contents of that folder, including for deleted items the modification time, i.e. the time when the item was deleted. Also, the time of deletion is available in the Dropbox web interface when looking at the contents of a folder and showing deleted files, so it seems the information should be available more easily than by quering each individual file with a list_revisions call?

 

Thanks for any help!

 

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Greg-DB
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Unfortunately, API v2 doesn't directly return the deleted time in DeletedMetadata, but I'll pass this along as a feature request.

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Greg-DB
Dropbox Staff
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Unfortunately, API v2 doesn't directly return the deleted time in DeletedMetadata, but I'll pass this along as a feature request.

Patrik H.
Explorer | Level 4
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Ok, too bad. But thanks for confirming this.

ndapost
New member | Level 2
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Hello.
How about of this feature request.

Greg-DB
Dropbox Staff
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I don't have an update on this unfortunately.

Chris Chris
Explorer | Level 3
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Bump

Greg-DB
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@Chris Chris There's no news on this request unfortunately.

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