Update task

put
https://api.box.com/2.0
/tasks/:task_id/

Updates a task. This can be used to update a task's configuration, or to update its completion state.

Request

Bearer [ACCESS_TOKEN]
application/json

Path Parameters

stringin pathrequired
12345

The ID of the task.

Request Body

stringin bodyoptional
review

The action the task assignee will be prompted to do. Must be

  • review defines an approval task that can be approved or rejected
  • complete defines a general task which can be completed

Value is one of review,complete

stringin bodyoptional
all_assignees

Defines which assignees need to complete this task before the task is considered completed.

  • all_assignees (default) requires all assignees to review or approve the the task in order for it to be considered completed.
  • any_assignee accepts any one assignee to review or approve the the task in order for it to be considered completed.

Value is one of all_assignees,any_assignee

string / date-timein bodyoptional
2012-12-12T10:53:43-08:00

When the task is due at.

stringin bodyoptional
Please review

The message included with the task.

Response

application/jsonTask

Returns the updated task object

application/jsonClient error

Returned if the request parameters or body is not valid.

  • bad_request when the body does not contain a valid request. This may be because the action or completion_rule are not one of the allowed values.
application/jsonClient error

Returns an error when the user does not have the permission to update a task on the file.

application/jsonClient error

Returns an error when the file could not be found or the user does not have access to the file.

application/jsonClient error

An unexpected client error.

put
Update task
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Request Example

cURL
curl -i -X PUT "https://api.box.com/2.0/tasks/12345" \
     -H "Authorization: Bearer <ACCESS_TOKEN>" \
     -H "Content-Type: application/json" \
     -d '{
       "action": "review"
     }'
.NET
var updates = new BoxTaskUpdateRequest()
{
    Id = "22222",
    Message = "Could you please review this?"
};
BoxTask updatedTask = await client.TasksManager.UpdateTaskAsync(updates);
Java
BoxTask task = new BoxTask(api, "id");
BoxTask.Info info = task.new Info();
info.setMessage("An edited message.");
task.updateInfo(info);
Python
task_update = {'message': 'New Message', 'due_at': '2014-04-03T11:09:43-10:00',}
updated_task = client.task(task_id='12345').update_info(task_update)
print('New task message is {1} and the new due time is {1}'.format{updated_task.message, updated_Task.due_at})
Node
client.tasks.update('11111', { message: 'Could you please review?' })
	.then(task => {
		/* task -> {
			type: 'task',
			id: '11111',
			item: 
			{ type: 'file',
				id: '22222',
				sequence_id: '0',
				etag: '0',
				sha1: '0bbd79a105c504f99573e3799756debba4c760cd',
				name: 'box-logo.png' },
			due_at: '2014-04-03T11:09:43-07:00',
			action: 'review',
			message: 'Could you please review?',
			task_assignment_collection: { total_count: 0, entries: [] },
			is_completed: false,
			created_by: 
			{ type: 'user',
				id: '33333',
				name: 'Example User',
				login: 'user@example.com' },
			created_at: '2013-04-03T11:12:54-07:00' }
		*/
	});

Response Example

{
  "id": 11446498,
  "type": "task",
  "action": "review",
  "completion_rule": "all_assignees",
  "created_at": "2012-12-12T10:53:43-08:00",
  "created_by": {
    "id": 11446498,
    "type": "user",
    "login": "ceo@example.com",
    "name": "Aaron Levie"
  },
  "due_at": "2012-12-12T10:53:43-08:00",
  "is_completed": true,
  "item": {
    "id": 12345,
    "type": "file",
    "etag": 1,
    "file_version": {
      "id": 12345,
      "type": "file_version",
      "sha1": "134b65991ed521fcfe4724b7d814ab8ded5185dc"
    },
    "name": "Contract.pdf",
    "sequence_id": 3,
    "sha1": "85136C79CBF9FE36BB9D05D0639C70C265C18D37"
  },
  "message": "Legal review",
  "task_assignment_collection": {
    "entries": [
      {
        "id": 11446498,
        "type": "task_assignment",
        "item": {
          "id": 12345,
          "etag": 1,
          "type": "file",
          "sequence_id": 3,
          "name": "Contract.pdf",
          "sha1": "85136C79CBF9FE36BB9D05D0639C70C265C18D37",
          "file_version": {
            "id": 12345,
            "type": "file_version",
            "sha1": "134b65991ed521fcfe4724b7d814ab8ded5185dc"
          }
        },
        "assigned_to": {
          "id": 11446498,
          "type": "user",
          "name": "Aaron Levie",
          "login": "ceo@example.com"
        },
        "message": "Please review",
        "completed_at": "2012-12-12T10:53:43-08:00",
        "assigned_at": "2012-12-12T10:53:43-08:00",
        "reminded_at": "2012-12-12T10:53:43-08:00",
        "resolution_state": "incomplete",
        "assigned_by": {
          "id": 11446498,
          "type": "user",
          "name": "Aaron Levie",
          "login": "ceo@example.com"
        }
      }
    ],
    "total_count": 100
  }
}