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Construction companies can create their own change request types for reporting purposes. For example, an Internal change request type might be used for a change request that specifies a cost to the contractor that should not be billed to the customer.


Get Change Request Type Object Definition

lookup

List all the fields and relationships for the change request type object:

<lookup>
    <object>CHANGEREQUESTTYPE</object>
</lookup>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use CHANGEREQUESTTYPE

List Change Request Types

query

List information for change request types that are active:

<query>
    <object>CHANGEREQUESTTYPE</object>
    <select>
        <field>NAME</field>
        <field>STATUS</field>
        <field>RECORDNO</field>
    </select>
    <filter>
        <equalto>
            <field>STATUS</field>
            <value>active</value>
        </equalto>
    </filter>
</query>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use CHANGEREQUESTTYPE
select Required sequence One or more field names and an optional aggregate function such as count or sum. Returning all fields is not supported.
filter Optional object Query filter expression. Check the value of a single field using operators such as equalto/like, or multiple fields using and/or. Query fields on related objects using the dot operator (for example, VENDOR.CREDITLIMIT on APBILL).
orderby Optional object Provide an order element with a field name and choose an ascending or descending sort order, for example:
<order>
        <field>RECORDNO</field>
        <descending/>
</order>
options Optional object Set the caseinsensitive element to true for a case-insensitive query:
    <caseinsensitive>true</caseinsensitive>
In a multi-entity company, set the showprivate element to true to query data in private entities:
   <showprivate>true</showprivate>
pagesize Optional integer Custom page size between 1 and 2000 items (Default: 100)
offset Optional integer Point at which to start indexing into records (Default: 0)

List Change Request Types (Legacy)

readByQuery

<readByQuery>
    <object>CHANGEREQUESTTYPE</object>
    <fields>*</fields>
    <query/>
    <pagesize>100</pagesize>
</readByQuery>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use CHANGEREQUESTTYPE
fields Optional string Comma-separated list of fields on the object to list. For best performance and predictability, limit the number of fields. To return all fields, omit the element or provide * for the value.
query Required string SQL-like query based on fields on the object. The following operators are supported: <, >, >=, <=, =, like, not like, in, not in, IS NOT NULL, IS NULL, AND, OR. Illegal XML characters must be properly encoded, and single quotes must be escaped with backslashes ('Jane\'s Deli'). Joins are not supported.
pagesize Optional integer Custom page size between 1 and 1000 items (Default: 100)

Get Change Request Type

read

<read>
    <object>CHANGEREQUESTTYPE</object>
    <keys>11</keys>
    <fields>*</fields>
</read>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use CHANGEREQUESTTYPE
keys Required integer RECORDNO of the change request type to get
fields Optional string Comma-separated list of fields on the object to get. For best performance and predictability, limit the number of fields. To return all fields, omit the element or provide * for the value.

Get Change Request Type by Name

readByName

<readByName>
    <object>CHANGEREQUESTTYPE</object>
    <keys>Internal</keys>
    <fields>*</fields>
</readByName>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use CHANGEREQUESTTYPE
keys Required string Name of the change request type to get
fields Optional string Comma-separated list of fields on the object to get. For best performance and predictability, limit the number of fields. To return all fields, omit the element or provide * for the value.

Create Change Request Type

create

Creates an active change request type named Internal:

<create>
    <CHANGEREQUESTTYPE>
        <NAME>Internal</NAME>
    </CHANGEREQUESTTYPE>
</create>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
CHANGEREQUESTTYPE Required object Object to create

CHANGEREQUESTTYPE

Name Required Type Description
NAME Required string Unique name for the change request type. Use 80 or fewer characters.
STATUS Optional string Status for the change request type. Use active or inactive. (Default: active)
Custom fields Optional varies Custom fields. For a multi-pick-list custom field, implode multiple field values with #~#.

customfield

Name Required Type Description
customfieldname Optional string Custom field ID
customfieldvalue Optional varies Custom field value. For a multi-pick-list custom field, implode multiple field values with #~#.

Update Change Request Type

update

You can update the status of a change request type.

Sets the status of a change request type to inactive:

<update>
    <CHANGEREQUESTTYPE>
        <RECORDNO>13</RECORDNO>
        <STATUS>inactive</STATUS>
    </CHANGEREQUESTTYPE>
</update>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
CHANGEREQUESTTYPE Required object Object to update

CHANGEREQUESTTYPE

Name Required Type Description
RECORDNO Optional integer RECORDNO of the change request type to update. Required if not using NAME.
NAME Optional string Unique name of the change request type to update. Required if not using RECORDNO.
STATUS Optional string Status for the change request type. Use active or inactive.
Custom fields Optional varies Custom fields. For a multi-pick-list custom field, implode multiple field values with #~#.

customfield

Name Required Type Description
customfieldname Optional string Custom field ID
customfieldvalue Optional varies Custom field value. For a multi-pick-list custom field, implode multiple field values with #~#.

Delete Change Request Type

You can delete a change request type only if it is not in use by a change request.

delete

<delete>
    <object>CHANGEREQUESTTYPE</object>
    <keys>13</keys>
</delete>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use CHANGEREQUESTTYPE
keys Required integer RECORDNO of the change request type to delete

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