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saveMetadataField

Create or edit a metadata field. Omit the optional field handle to create a new metadata field.
This method is deprecated.

Authorized User Types

  • IpsUser
  • IpsAdmin
  • IpsCompanyAdmin
  • ImagePortalAdmin

Parameters

Input (saveMetadataFieldParam)
Parameter name Type Required Description
companyHandle xsd:string Yes The handle to the company.
fieldHandle xsd:string No Field handle.
assetType xsd:string Yes Choice of asset types from which to save metadata.
name xsd:string Yes Field name.
fieldType xsd:string Yes Choice of metadata field types.
defaultValue xsd:string Yes Default value of the fields for all assets.
isHidden xsd:boolean No Hide or expose IPS system-specific metadata.
isEnforced xsd:boolean
No
A boolean flag that indicates whether the metadata field is enforced (validated) when the value is set.
If set to true, then a fault is thrown if an illegal value is set in setAssetMetadata / batchSetAssetMetadata .
Output (saveMetadataFieldReturn)
Name
Type
Required
Description
* fieldHandle *
xsd:string
Yes
Handle of the new metadata field.

Examples

This code sample creates a new metadata field constrained by the Asset Type and Metadata Field Types string constants. If the fieldHandle element has a valid field handle value, it changes the metadata values and gets the same field handle that you specified in the request.
Request
<ns1:saveMetadataFieldParam xmlns:ns1="http://www.scene7.com/IpsApi/xsd">
   <ns1:companyHandle>47</ns1:companyHandle>
   <ns1:assetType>Pdf</ns1:assetType>
   <ns1:name>Resolution</ns1:name>
   <ns1:fieldType>String</ns1:fieldType>
   <ns1:defaultValue>120</ns1:defaultValue>
</ns1:saveMetadataFieldParam>

Response
<saveMetadataFieldReturn xmlns="http://www.scene7.com/IpsApi/xsd">
   <fieldHandle>47|ALL|Resolution</fieldHandle>
</saveMetadataFieldReturn>