Get comment

get
https://api.box.com/2.0
/comments/:comment_id/

Retrieves the message and metadata for a specific comment, as well as information on the user who created the comment.

Request

Bearer [ACCESS_TOKEN]
application/json

Path Parameters

stringin pathrequired
12345

The ID of the comment.

Query Parameters

string arrayin queryoptional
id,type,name

A comma-separated list of attributes to include in the response. This can be used to request fields that are not normally returned in a standard response.

Be aware that specifying this parameter will have the effect that none of the standard fields are returned in the response unless explicitly specified, instead only fields for the mini representation are returned, additional to the fields requested.

Response

application/jsonComment (Standard)

Returns a full comment object.

application/jsonClient error

An unexpected client error.

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Request Example

cURL
curl -X GET https://api.box.com/2.0/comments/12345 \
     -H 'Authorization: Bearer <ACCESS_TOKEN>'
.NET
BoxComment comment = await client.CommentsManager.GetInformationAsync(id: "11111");
Java
BoxComment comment = new BoxComment(api, "id");
BoxComment.Info info = comment.getInfo();
Node
client.comments.get('11111')
    .then(comment => {
        /* comment -> {
            type: 'comment',
            id: '11111',
            is_reply_comment: false,
            message: 'Great work!',
            created_by: 
            { type: 'user',
                id: '22222',
                name: 'Example User',
                login: 'user@example.com' },
            created_at: '2012-12-12T11:25:01-08:00',
            item: { id: '33333', type: 'file' },
            modified_at: '2012-12-12T11:25:01-08:00' }
        */
    });
iOS
client.comments.get(commentId: "55555") { (result: Result<Comment, BoxSDKError>) in
    guard case let .success(comment) = result else {
        print("Error retrieving comment")
        return
    }

    print("Comment reads: \"\(comment.message)\"")
}

Response Example

{
  "id": 11446498,
  "type": "comment",
  "created_at": "2012-12-12T10:53:43-08:00",
  "created_by": {
    "id": 11446498,
    "type": "user",
    "login": "ceo@example.com",
    "name": "Aaron Levie"
  },
  "is_reply_comment": true,
  "item": {
    "id": 11446498,
    "type": "file"
  },
  "message": "@Aaron Levie these tigers are cool!",
  "modified_at": "2012-12-12T10:53:43-08:00"
}