Attach file

Attach File

Description

This task is used to attach a file to the specified record in Zoho CRM.

Syntax

<variable> = zoho.crm.attachFile(<module>, <record_id>, <file_object>, <connection>);

where,

ParamsData typeDescription

<variable>

KEY-VALUE

specifies the response message returned by Zoho CRM. It represents the record's creation and modification details against the API names of the respective fields and the status of the task.

<module>

TEXT

specifies the API name of the module that contains the record to which the file needs to be attached.

Applicable modules can be found on this page.

<record_id>

NUMBER

specifies the ID of the record to which the file needs to be attached.

Learn how to fetch the ID of a record after creating it or fetching it.

<file_object>

FILE

specifies the attachment file.

<connection>

(Optional)

TEXT

specifies the name of the connection

Note: The <connection> field is not employed in Zoho Creator.

Example

The following script attaches the file - file_object, to the record with ID - 4770XXXXXXXXXX in the Zoho CRM module - Leads.

 file_object = invokeUrl
 [
 url: "https://assets.pcmag.com/media/images/431075-zoho-logo.jpg?width=810&height=456"
 type: GET
 ];
 response = zoho.crm.attachFile("Leads",4770XXXXXXXXXX,file_object);

where,

response
variable which holds the response returned by Zoho CRM, which represents the creation and modification information of the record and the status of the task.
"Leads"
is the TEXT that represents the name of the module that contains the record to which the file needs to be attached
4770XXXXXXXXXX
is the NUMBER that represents the record ID
file_object
is the FILE variable that holds the attachment file

Note: The invokeUrl task fetches the file from cloud storage.

Response Format

Success Response

  • The success response returned is of the following format

     {
     "code":"SUCCESS",
     "details":{"Modified_Time":"2018-12-11T12:20:45+05:30","Modified_By":{"name":"John","id":"4770XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX"},
     "Created_Time":"2018-12-11T12:20:45+05:30","id":"4770XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX","Created_By":{"name":"John","id":"4770XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX"}},
     "message":"attachment uploaded successfully",
     "status":"success"
     }

Failure Response

  • The failure response returned for incorrect or non-existent record ID is of the following format

     {
     "code":"INVALID_DATA",
     "details":{},
     "message":"the related id given seems to be invalid",
     "status":"error"
     }

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