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Share folder with path instead of folder id

Explorer | Level 4

Is it possible to use an API call to share a folder with a user using the folder path instead of the folder id?

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Re: Share folder with path instead of folder id

Dropboxer
Dropboxer

No, /2/sharing/add_folder_member is the only way to invite a new member to a shared folder, and it only accepts a shared folder ID, not a path.

 

You can get the shared folder ID in any Metadata object for the folder, e.g., as returned by /2/files/get_metadata, which does accept a path.

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Re: Share folder with path instead of folder id

Dropboxer
Dropboxer

When initially creating a shared folder, or making an existing folder a shared folder, using /2/sharing/share_folder, you must supply a path.

 

When inviting another user to a shared folder though, using /2/sharing/add_folder_member, you need to supply the shared folder ID.

Re: Share folder with path instead of folder id

Explorer | Level 4
So there is no other way to invite another user to a shared folder with a path rather than using folder ID?
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Re: Share folder with path instead of folder id

Dropboxer
Dropboxer

No, /2/sharing/add_folder_member is the only way to invite a new member to a shared folder, and it only accepts a shared folder ID, not a path.

 

You can get the shared folder ID in any Metadata object for the folder, e.g., as returned by /2/files/get_metadata, which does accept a path.

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