a!cmiCreateFolder() Function

Function

a!cmiCreateFolder( scsExternalSystemKey, usePerUserCredentials, atomPubUrl, repositoryId, parentId, properties )

Creates a folder in the CMIS target system.

See also: Writer, bind().

Parameters

Keyword Type Description

scsExternalSystemKey

Text

The key from the Third Party Credentials admin console page that corresponds to the set of credentials that should be used to authenticate.

usePerUserCredentials

Boolean

If true the credentials set in the Third-Party Credentials settings page by the current user running the expression will be used. If false the site-wide credential values will be used.

atomPubUrl

Text

The Atom Pub URL of the CMIS target system.

repositoryId

Text

The repository id on the CMIS target system.

parentId

Text

The object id of the CMIS folder which will be the parent of the new folder. Use null for root.

properties

Any Type

The CMIS folder properties, given as a dictionary. The string "cmis:" will automatically be included in the key name if no colon is present in key name. Example: {name: "test name", description: "test description"}

Returns

Writer

This function returns a writer and must be used with the bind() function.

Examples

Copy and paste an example into an Appian Expression Editor to experiment with it.

Create a new folder in CMIS

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=load(
  local!folderName,
  local!cmiCreateFolderWriter: bind(
    null,
    a!cmiCreateFolder(
      scsExternalSystemKey: cons!CMIS_SCS_KEY,
      usePerUserCredentials: true,
      atomPubUrl: cons!CMIS_URL,
      repositoryId: cons!CMIS_REPO_ID,
      /* Creates the folder in the root directory */
      /* Replace with the parent folder's id to create under a different folder */
      parentId: null,
      properties: _
    )
  ),
  {
      a!textField(
        label: "Folder Name",
        value: local!folderName,
        saveInto: local!folderName
      ),
      a!buttonArrayLayout(
        buttons: {
          a!buttonWidget(
            label: "Create Folder",
            value: {name: local!folderName},
            saveInto: local!cmiCreateFolderWriter
          )
        }
      )
  }
)

Feature compatibility

The table below lists this function's compatibility with various features in Appian.
Feature Compatibility Note
Portals Partially compatible

Can be used with Appian Portals if it is connected using an integration and web API.

Offline Mobile Partially compatible

Can be used with offline mobile if it is loaded at the top of the form.

Custom Record Field Expressions Incompatible
Process Reports Incompatible

You cannot use this function to configure a process report.

Process Events Incompatible

You cannot use this function to configure a process event node, such as a start event or timer event.

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