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I'm trying to create a field in a document library using a SharePoint 2013 workflow and HTTP call.

Based on what I found here: https://gist.github.com/MartinBodocky/8056791, I'm trying to reproduce the call on a SharePoint Workflow.

I've created a Workflow variable with this dictionary: (name) / (type) / (value)

  • __metadata / type Dictionary / Variable: metadata

  • Title / type String / Activity

  • FieldTypeKing / type Integer / 6

  • Required / type Boolean / False

  • Choices / type Dictionary / Variable: dictionaryActivities

In detail, the metadata variable:

  • type / type String / SP.FieldChoice

Then I've created the dictionaryActivities variable like this:

  • results / type String / 'Activity 1', 'Activity 2', 'Activity 3'

Then I created the HTTP call (POST) to this URL:

https://contoso.sharepoint.com/revisioni/_api/Web/Lists/GetByTitle('[%Current Item:Sport Name%]')/fields

The call failed trying the Workflow. I think the problem is in the dictionaryActivities variable and its type. This is what web service returned as ResponseCode:

BadRequest

Any suggestion? What is the correct variable type to use in this case?

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Create a tmp string as {"results": ["aaa","bbb","ccc"]}

Then, set Choices as dictionary and returnd from tmp string.

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  • Great! It works! Do you know if it is possible to add this field to default view using the same REST call? – Pepozzo Nov 15 '17 at 11:00
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    That's different endpoint: /_api/web/lists(guid'list id')/views(guid'view id')/ViewFields/AddField – Lee_MSFT Nov 16 '17 at 2:13

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