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Helper III
Helper III

Having trouble with get date from web api with personal key

I'm trying to connect to Freckle (time reporting application) using the web api and a personal key authentication.


When i try to get the data and connect i get to the following window:


I kept getting an error saying "A web api key can only be specified when a web api key name is provided", so i tried to make sense of a tutorial, but failed badly. What i think i understand is that i need to add that "ContentType" header parameter, but from that point, i have no idea what i'm doing.


I've generated a personal key from the web application, but if someone could help i'd really appreciate it.


Many thanks.

Microsoft Employee
Microsoft Employee


You can specify an API key name in the hearers area of Web.Contents using Advanced Editor. You can review the example in this blog: .

There is also a similar thread for your reference.


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