Downloading a Document Revision via Web Services

Matthew Marum —  August 20, 2012 — 2 Comments

We talked last week about how to create a new Document record and upload versions of the document to Sugar via SugarCRM’s Web Services API. Today, we’ll see how to download a revision of a document in a Document record.

The method we’ll use here is get_document_revision, which will return the file for the given Document Revision ID passed to it. Here’s how it works to grab a revision and save the file on your local machine.

Come back tomorrow to see how to download Note attachments.

Matthew Marum

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Matt is the Lead Developer Advocate for SugarCRM Engineering. Previously he was an Engineer on Sugar 7 and a Solutions Architect for the OEM program. He is also an avid trail runner, Boston Marathon qualifier and a karaoke aficionado.

2 responses to Downloading a Document Revision via Web Services

  1. 

    Thanks for this example, but how can I get the latest revision id, if I have Document id?

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