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    List collection items

    get
    https://api.box.com/2.0
    /collections/:collection_id/items

    Retrieves the files and/or folders contained within this collection.

    Request

    application/json

    Path Parameters

    stringin pathrequired
    926489

    The ID of the collection.

    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.

    integer / int64in queryoptional
    10001000-1000

    The maximum number of items to return per page.

    integer / int64in queryoptional
    10000

    The offset of the item at which to begin the response.

    Response

    application/jsonItems

    Returns an array of items in the collection.

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    Request Example

    cURL
    curl -X GET https://api.box.com/2.0/collections/926489/items \
         -H "Authorization: Bearer <ACCESS_TOKEN>"
    .NET
    BoxCollection<BoxItem> items = await client.CollectionsManager.GetCollectionItemsAsync(id: "11111");
    Java
    BoxFolder folder = new BoxFolder(api, "id");
    for (BoxItem.Info itemInfo : folder) {
        if (itemInfo instanceof BoxFile.Info) {
            BoxFile.Info fileInfo = (BoxFile.Info) itemInfo;
            // Do something with the file.
        } else if (itemInfo instanceof BoxFolder.Info) {
            BoxFolder.Info folderInfo = (BoxFolder.Info) itemInfo;
            // Do something with the folder.
        }
    }
    Python
    items = client.collection(collection_id='12345').get_items()
    for item in items:
        print('{0} "{1}" is in the collection'.format(item.type.capitalize(), item.name))
    Node
    client.collections.getItems('81934', {fields: 'name', limit: 2})
    	.then(items => {
    		/* items -> { total_count: 24,
    			entries: 
    			[ { type: 'folder',
    				id: '192429928',
    				sequence_id: '1',
    				etag: '1',
    				name: 'Stephen Curry Three Pointers' },
    				{ type: 'file',
    				id: '818853862',
    				sequence_id: '0',
    				etag: '0',
    				name: 'Warriors.jpg' } ],
    			offset: 0,
    			limit: 2 }
    		*/
    	});

    Response Example

    {
      "total_count": 5000,
      "limit": 1000,
      "offset": 2000,
      "order": [
        {
          "by": "type",
          "direction": "ASC"
        }
      ],
      "entries": [
        {
          "id": 12345,
          "etag": 1,
          "type": "file",
          "sequence_id": 3,
          "name": "Contract.pdf"
        }
      ]
    }