A billing template defines the schedule to invoice the flat/fixed amount for a contract line over the contract term.


Get Billing Template Object Definition

lookup

List all the fields and relationships for the billing template object:

<lookup>
    <object>CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATE</object>
</lookup>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATE

List Billing Templates

query

List the record number and description for each billing template:

<query>
    <object>CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATE</object>
    <select>
        <field>RECORDNO</field>
        <field>DESCRIPTION</field>
    </select>
</query>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATE
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 Billing Templates (Legacy)

readByQuery

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

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATE
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)

query Fields

Name Required Type Description
STATUS Optional string Status. Use T for Active, F fo Inactive

Get Billing Template

read

<read>
    <object>CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATE</object>
    <keys>1</keys>
    <fields>*</fields>
</read>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATE
keys Required string Billing template RECORDNO 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 Billing Template by Name

readByName

<readByName>
    <object>CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATE</object>
    <keys>Contract Billing Template</keys>
    <fields>*</fields>
</readByName>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATE
keys Required string Billing template NAME 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 Billing Template

Release Changes
2019 Release 1 Added METHOD and SOURCE

create

Creates a billing template with predefined percentages:

<create>
    <CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATE>
        <NAME>40-30-20-10AA</NAME>
        <DESCRIPTION>Declining percentages at 2, 4, 6, and 8 months</DESCRIPTION>
        <METHOD>Predefined percentages</METHOD>
        <CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATEENTRIES>
            <CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATEENTRY>
                <PERIODOFFSET>2</PERIODOFFSET>
                <PERCENTBILLED>40</PERCENTBILLED>
            </CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATEENTRY>
            <CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATEENTRY>
                <PERIODOFFSET>4</PERIODOFFSET>
                <PERCENTBILLED>30</PERCENTBILLED>
            </CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATEENTRY>
            <CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATEENTRY>
                <PERIODOFFSET>6</PERIODOFFSET>
                <PERCENTBILLED>20</PERCENTBILLED>
            </CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATEENTRY>
            <CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATEENTRY>
                <PERIODOFFSET>8</PERIODOFFSET>
                <PERCENTBILLED>10</PERCENTBILLED>
            </CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATEENTRY>
        </CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATEENTRIES>
    </CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATE>
</create>

Creates a billing template for project percent complete:

<CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATE>
    <NAME>Proj est. hrs</NAME>
    <DESCRIPTION>Project percent complete - based on estimated hours</DESCRIPTION>
    <METHOD>Project percent complete</METHOD>
    <SOURCE>Estimated hours</SOURCE>
    <STATUS>active</STATUS>
</CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATE>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATE Required object Object to create

CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATE

Name Required Type Description
NAME Required string Billing template name
DESCRIPTION Optional string Description
STATUS Optional string Status. Use active for Active otherwise use inactive for Inactive (Default: active)
METHOD Optional string Template type. Use Predefined percentages, Project percent complete, or Task percent complete. (Default: Predefined percentages)
SOURCE Optional string When creating Project percent complete, or Task percent complete templates, specifies whether to base the percentages on Estimated hours, Observed % completed, or Planned hours. Budgeted hours is also available for Project percent complete. (Default: Estimated hours)
CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATEENTRIES Optional CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATEENTRY[0...n] Template detail when using predefined percentages. Percent to bill’s must add up to 100.

CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATEENTRY

Name Required Type Description
PERIODOFFSET Required integer Number of months offset
PERCENTBILLED Required decimal Percent to bill

Update Billing Template

Release Changes
2019 Release 1 Added METHOD and SOURCE

When updating template details, you are providing a complete new set of entries (existing entries are deleted).

update

<update>
    <CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATE>
        <NAME>40-30-20-10AA</NAME>
        <DESCRIPTION>Hello world</DESCRIPTION>
    </CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATE>
</update>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATE Required object Object to update

CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATE

Name Required Type Description
RECORDNO Optional integer Record number of object. Required if not using NAME.
NAME Optional string Billing template name. Required if not using RECORDNO.
DESCRIPTION Optional string Description
STATUS Optional string Status. Use active for Active otherwise use inactive for Inactive (Default: active)
METHOD Optional string Template type. Use Predefined percentages, Project percent complete, or Task percent complete. (Default: Predefined percentages)
SOURCE Optional string When creating Project percent complete, or Task percent complete templates, specifies whether to base the percentages on Estimated hours, Observed % completed, or Planned hours. Budgeted hours is also available for Project percent complete. (Default: Estimated hours)
CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATEENTRIES Optional CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATEENTRY[0...n] Template detail when using predefined percentages. Percent to bill’s must add up to 100.

CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATEENTRY

Name Required Type Description
PERIODOFFSET Required integer Number of months offset
PERCENTBILLED Required decimal Percent to bill

Delete Billing Template

delete

<delete>
    <object>CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATE</object>
    <keys>112</keys>
</delete>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATE
keys Required string Billing template RECORDNO to delete

Get Billing Template Detail Object Definition

lookup

List all the fields and relationships for the billing template detail object:

<lookup>
    <object>CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATEENTRY</object>
</lookup>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATEENTRY

List Billing Template Details

query

List the record number and percent billed for each billing template detail:

<query>
    <object>CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATEENTRY</object>
    <select>
        <field>RECORDNO</field>
        <field>PERCENTBILLED</field>
    </select>
</query>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATEENTRY
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 Billing Template Details (Legacy)

readByQuery

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

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATEENTRY
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 Billing Template Detail

read

<read>
    <object>CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATEENTRY</object>
    <keys>1</keys>
    <fields>*</fields>
</read>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use CONTRACTBILLINGTEMPLATEENTRY
keys Required string Billing template detail RECORDNO 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.

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