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applyPatches method

Information noteSTABLE.

This API is reliable and breaking changes are unlikely.

backendApi.applyPatches(qPatches, qSoftPatch)

Updates the properties for this object.

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Version state Description
Introduced 1.0



Type: Array

Array of patches. Each path contains:

  • qOp: Add/Remove/Replace
  • qPath: Path to property
  • qValue: The new value in string format. Strings need to be surrounded by \".


Type: Boolean

Set to True if properties should be soft, that is not persisted.


A promise of a Qlik associative engine reply.

Tip noteFor more information regarding a promise, see The Promise API.


	"qPath": "/qListObjectDef/qDef/qSortCriterias/0/qSortByLoadOrder",
	"qOp": "replace",
	"qValue": "-1"
	"qPath": "/meta",
	"qOp": "add",
	"qValue": "{ \"data\": \"this is the data\"}"
], true);

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