Get Branch Entries

Get the branch entries for a particular Branch in a Form for a Project, mapped using either your custom mapping or the EC5 AUTO mapping. If the project is private, an access_token must be provided (See: API Authentication).

We assume the base domain to be five.epicollect.net.

HTTP REQUEST

GET /api/export/entries/{project_slug}?{key=value&key=value...}

Query Parameters

Parameter Required Description
project_slug yes, as url segment The slugified project name.
branch_ref yes The ref of a branch input in a form.
branch_owner_uuid no The uuid of the entry which owns the branch entry/entries.
form_ref no The ref used to identify a form. If this is not supplied, the first form form_ref will be used by default.
uuid no The unique identifier for a particular branch entry.
map_index no The index of the particular mapping you want the data to be mapped against. The Default mapping is used if none is supplied.
per_page no The number of entries to show per page.
page no The current page.
format no The format of the exported data.
headers no Whether to include headers or not.
sort_by no The column on which to sort.
sort_order no The sort order for the entries: ASC (ascending) or DESC (descending).
filter_by no The column on which to filter.
filter_from no The value to filter from.
filter_to no The value to filter to.

Further Descriptions

project_slug

The project_slug is slugified version of the project name. Any spaces in the project name are replaced by a hyphen "-" to make it url safe. To retrieve it, check the Developers section on your project details page. From the same page you can download the full project definition in JSON format. It is used as a segment in the request url.

branch_ref

The branch_ref is the reference of the branch input question attached to a form. To retrieve it, check the Developers section on your project details page. From the same page you can download the full project definition in JSON format.

Supplying this will return all entries for a particular branch input, regardless of the main entry to which each branch entry is associated.

branch_owner_uuid

The branch_owner_uuid is a unique identifier for an entry to which a branch entry/entries are associated. For example, if I have a Person form entry "Mr Doe", it may have 0, 1 or more Family Members branch entries associated with it, such as "Mrs Doe", "Miss Doe" etc and each of these branch form entries will be associated back to the main entry via the branch_owner_uuid.

Supplying this, along with the branch_ref, will return all entries for a particular branch input for a particular main entry.

To retrieve this, check the branch.data.branch_owner_uuid attribute of a branch entry object.

form_ref

The form_ref is a unique identifier assigned to each form. To retrieve it, check the Developers section on your project details page. From the same page you can download the full project definition in JSON format.

uuid

The uuid is a unique identifier for a branch entry. To retrieve a uuid, check the id or entry_uuid attribute of a branch entry object.

format

Accepted values are csv or json. The default, if none is supplied, is json.

headers

Whether to include headers when the format is csv. Accepted values are true or false. The default, if none is supplied, is true.

Sorting

You can currently sort by the columns created_at and uploaded_at by "ASC" (ascending) or "DESC" (descending) order.

Filtering

You can currently filter by the columns created_at and uploaded_at.
You may choose a DATE value on which to filter: "filter_from" (all the entries from a value), "filter_to" (all the values to a value) or "filter_from" and "filter_to" (all the entries between two values).

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