Get Action Settings

Gets the Action settings of the App.
Method GET
URL https://{subdomain}
URL(guest space) https://{subdomain}{SpaceID}/v1/app/actions.json
Authentication API Token Authentication , Password Authentication
Content-Type application/json (not needed if specifying the query with a query string)

Pre-live settings

Apps may hold pre-live settings that have not yet been deployed to the live App.
Access the pre-live settings with the below URL.

URL https://{subdomain}
URL(guest space) https://{subdomain}{SpaceID}/v1/preview/app/actions.json


  • App Management Permissions are needed.

Request Parameters

Parameter Value Required Description
app Integer or String Yes The App ID.
lang String   The localized language to retrieve the data in:
  • default: retrieves the default names
  • en: retrieves the localized English names
  • zh: retrieves the localized Chinese names
  • ja: retrieves the localized Japanese names
  • user: retrieves the localized names in the same language as the language setting* set on the user used for the authentication.
If ignored, the default names will be retrieved.

*If the user language setting is set to "Use Web browser settings", the settings set in the Accept-Language header will be used. If there is no Accept-Language header, the language set in the "Localization" settings in the System Administrator's menu will be used.

Sample Request

JavaScript (using Kintone REST API Request)

curl Sample

Response Parameters

Parameter Type Description
actions Object An object of Action settings.
The object's key is the Action's unique identifier, which is set as the Action's name in its default language settings (this is regardless of the lang request parameter's value).
The values of the key are the various Action settings associated with that Action.
actions.{actionname}.name String The name of the Action.
When the lang request parameter is specified, the Action's name in that language will be returned.
actions.{actionname}.id String The ID of the Action.
actions.{actionname}.index String The order of the Action, starting from 0.
actions.{actionname}.destApp Object An object containing the Target option that specifies the destination app where data is to be copied.
actions.{actionname} String The App ID of the copy destination app.
actions.{actionname}.destApp.code String The App Code of the copy destination app.
An empty string is returned if an App Code is not set in the destination app's settings.
actions.{actionname}.mappings Array An array of objects containing the "Field Mappings" options.
An empty array is returned if the "Field Mappings" options are not configured.
actions.{actionname}.mappings[].srcType String The type of source data that is to be copied.

FIELD: Data stored in the source app's field
RECORD_URL: The Record's permalink
actions.{actionname}.mappings[].srcField String The field code of the field specified in the "Field Mappings" options as the source.

This parameter is returned only if the actions.{actionname}.mappings[].srcType parameter is set to FIELD.
actions.{actionname}.mappings[].destField String The field code of the field specified in the "Field Mappings" options as the destination.
actions.{actionname}.entities Array An array of objects containing the entities the Action is granted to. This reflects the "Available To" options.
Inactive users and deleted users/departments/groups will not be included in the response.
actions.{actionname}.entities[].type String The type of the entity the Action is granted to.
  • USER: User
  • GROUP: Group
  • ORGANIZATION: Department
actions.{actionname}.entities[].code String The code of the entity the Action is granted to.
For guest users, the login name is preceded by guest/.
revision String The revision number of the App settings.

Sample Response

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