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API SERVICE: How to specify in endpoint URL correct sort value for related objects

Hi support,
We have a digital documental project with Providence version 1.6.3 and we want show some data collected into his database by using the API Service.
Sorry, but reading the guide at URL and the section Types of information, note 4 Related items, at URL, I don't have unsterstood what to do with related objects.

I try to explaine what We need.

Doing this request:

I retrieve the data of one object (related to ca_list_items: list object_types and id cas_obj_monument), related to another object (related to ca_list_items: list object_types and id cas_obj_site):
  "preferred_labels":{ "it_IT":[ { "name":"Piazzale del Teatro (Sabratha)" } ] },
  "object_id":{ "value":"586" },
    "idno":"Piazzale del teatro",
  "type_id":{                                  (( this is an "object_types" which id value is "cas_obj_monument" ))
    "display_text":{ "it_IT":"Monumento Archeologico" }
        "item_type_id":"209",          (( this is an "object_types" which id value is "cas_obj_site" ))
        "idno_sort":"Sabratha    ",
        "labels":{ "11":"Sabratha" },
        "relationship_typename":"is related to",

With the APIs, I need to get all the objects grouped by object_types.cas_obj_monument and sorted primarily by the related grouping object_types.cas_obj_site.
How could I get this sort?

This is the request I use to get all objects grouped by object_types.cas_obj_monument (q parm in querystring):
http://<server>/service.php/find/ca_objects/?lang=it_IT&pretty=1&sort=<item_type_id cas_obj_site>;ca_object_labels.name_sort&summary=1&q=cas_obj_monument&ca_objects.is_enabled=1"

This are the bundles I add into the CURL (PHP):
"bundles" : {
"access" : { "convertCodesToDisplayText" : true },
"status" : { "convertCodesToDisplayText" : true },
        "<item_type_id cas_obj_site>" : { "returnAsArray" : false },
"" : {"returnAsArray" : true },
"ca_object_labels.name_sort" : {"returnAsArray" : true }

With what should I replace "<item_type_id cas_obj_site>" in the request and bundles data ?
Thanks and best regards.


  • Hi support, 
    you don't have suggestions to solve this problem ?
  • Hi,

    I saw your recent post about new services in 2.0 and referencing this un-answered question. I'm afraid I can't really understand what you're asking for here. It sounds like you're trying to get a list of objects of type "cas_obj_monument" grouped by the name of of an object of type "cas_obj_site" related to each monument?
  • Hi Seth, 
    thanks for your reply. 

    I wanted to say that the list of objects to retrieve by the API will have to be ordered:
    1) by the value of cas_obj_site 's label 
    2) by the value of cas_obj_monument 's label

    I've done a similar thing by this call: 

    having this bundles in CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS: 
    "bundles" : {
    "access" : { "convertCodesToDisplayText" : true },
    "status" : { "convertCodesToDisplayText" : true },
    "ca_objects.cas_cont_coll_jour.cas_cont_coll_jour_ann" : { "returnAsArray" : false },
    "" : {"returnAsArray" : true },
    "ca_object_labels.name_sort" : {"returnAsArray" : true }

    But do not have found the way to do with cas_obj_site and cas_obj_monument.
    Do You think is it possible for this last?
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