Contract types let you group contracts in meaningful ways to provide additional insight into your business.

After creating a contract type, you can create or update a contract with that type.


Get Contract Type Object Definition

lookup

List all the fields and relationships for the contract type object:

<lookup>
    <object>CONTRACTTYPE</object>
</lookup>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use CONTRACTTYPE

List Contract Types

query

List the record number and name for each contract type:

<query>
    <object>CONTRACTTYPE</object>
    <select>
        <field>RECORDNO</field>
        <field>NAME</field>
    </select>
</query>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use CONTRACTTYPE
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 Contract Types (Legacy)

readByQuery

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

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use CONTRACTTYPE
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 for Inactive

Get Contract Type

read

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

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use CONTRACTTYPE
keys Required string Contract type 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 Contract Type by Name

readByName

<readByName>
    <object>CONTRACTTYPE</object>
    <keys>Annually</keys>
    <fields>*</fields>
</readByName>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use CONTRACTTYPE
keys Required string Contract type 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 Contract Type

create

<create>
    <CONTRACTTYPE>
        <NAME>Annually</NAME>
        <PARENT>
            <NAME>Auto-renewal</NAME>
        </PARENT>
        <STATUS>active</STATUS>
        <DESCRIPTION>Annual cycle</DESCRIPTION>
    </CONTRACTTYPE>
</create>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
CONTRACTTYPE Required object Object to create

CONTRACTTYPE

Name Required Type Description
NAME Required string Contract type name
DESCRIPTION Optional string Description
PARENT Optional object Parent contract type
STATUS Optional string Status. Use active for Active or inactive for Inactive. (Default: active)

PARENT

Name Required Type Description
NAME Required string Parent contract type name

Update Contract Type

update

<update>
    <CONTRACTTYPE>
        <RECORDNO>1</RECORDNO>
        <STATUS>inactive</STATUS>
    </CONTRACTTYPE>
</update>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
CONTRACTTYPE Required object Object to update

CONTRACTTYPE

Name Required Type Description
RECORDNO Required integer Record number of Contract type
NAME Optional string Contract type name
DESCRIPTION Optional string Description
PARENT Optional object Parent contract type
STATUS Optional string Status. Use active for Active or inactive for Inactive.

PARENT

Name Required Type Description
NAME Required string Parent contract type name

Delete Contract Type

delete

<delete>
    <object>CONTRACTTYPE</object>
    <keys>2</keys>
</delete>

Parameters

Name Required Type Description
object Required string Use CONTRACTTYPE
keys Required string Contract type RECORDNO to delete

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