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Unable to get data through API , but data is available in GUI


I am trying to automate the process of inserting entities into a new CA instance from an old one. However, I'm having trouble when trying to searching CA data through the API.

  • Steps I performed:
    • I added a list through the Providence GUI (MANAGE > 'Lists & vocabularies').
    • I added this list to a metadata field and this metadata field to a User Interface.
    • With these fields in place I am able to create an entity using the entities GUI.
    • When I get the model information, all expected data fields are present, specifically 'agentDateType':

"ok": true,
"org": {
"elements": {
"agentDates": {
"elements_in_set": {
"agentDateType": {
"element_id": "597",
"parent_id": "372",
"list_id": "228",
"element_code": "agentDateType",
"datatype": "List",
"settings": {
"listWidth": "30",
"listHeight": "200px",
"doesNotTakeLocale": "0",
"requireValue": "1",
"implicitNullOption": "0",
"nullOptionText": "Not set",
"useDefaultWhenNull": "0",
"canBeUsedInSort": "1",
"render": "select",
"auto_shrink": "0",
"maxColumns": "20",
"canBeUsedInSearchForm": "1",
"canBeUsedInDisplay": "1",
"canMakePDF": "0",
"canMakePDFForValue": "0",
"restrictToTypes": [
"rank": "1",
"hier_left": "21905.29712679400000000000",
"hier_right": "22334.79213830900000000000",
"hier_element_id": "354",
"display_label": "Tipo de data"
"name": "Dates",
"description": "Mandatory (CCO, p. 283)."
}, (...)

Could please help on how I can troubleshoot what may be happening?

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