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DPCCGF
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Helper II

API URL and Parameters

Is it possible to set the ?_limit=1500 amount via a Parameter?  Want to have a parameter that I can type in 1500 and have it apply to all my API connections.  Thanks!

 

Json.Document(Web.Contents("https://acme.demo.com/api/v1/" & "organizationpeople.json" & "?_limit=1500",

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parry2k
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@DPCCGF I have no way to figure it out, you have to check what URL it is creating and if you use that in the browser, do you get what you need? I have no idea about the API provider etc.



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DPCCGF
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The syntax you are giving me is not setting the limit.  The limit is setting to the default of 100.  This is what I have:

 

= Json.Document(Web.Contents("https://acme.demo.com/api/v1/" & "sessionrecords.json" & "?_limit=&ParameterLimit" & "_offset=10000", [Timeout=#duration(0, 0, 45, 0), Headers=[#"Content-Type"="application\json", Authorization="Token XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX"]]))

DPCCGF
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Helper II

Never mind, figured it out.  Thank you!

DPCCGF
Helper II
Helper II

Having an issue, what do I have wrong?  Parameter is a Text Parameter with 50000

 

Json.Document(Web.Contents("https://acme.lcvista.com/api/v1/" & "periods.json" & "?_limit="&Limit", [Headers=[#"Content-Type"="application/json", Authorization="Token XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX"]]))

parry2k
Super User
Super User

@DPCCGF if parameter type is number then do this:

 

= Json.Document(Web.Contents("https://acme.demo.com/api/v1/" & "organizationpeople.json" & "?_limit="& Number.ToText(ParameterLimit)))


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parry2k
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@DPCCGF assuming parameter is called ParameterLimit with the type text:

 

= Json.Document(Web.Contents("https://acme.demo.com/api/v1/" & "organizationpeople.json" & "?_limit="& ParameterLimit))


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DPCCGF
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Can you provide the syntax?  I am just getting errors.  So something I am doing is wrong!

parry2k
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@DPCCGF Yes you can, create a parameter in PQ and use that parameter instead of a fixed value of 1500. Anyhowtime you will change the parameter value this will change the connection.



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