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Metadata instance (Base)

The base representation of a metadata instance.

This resource has a few variations that can be encountered when using the API.

The fields that are part of the base variant represent the default fields that are always returned when using the fields query parameter, additional to the fields specified in the parameter.


The identifier of the item that this metadata instance has been attached to. This combines the type and the id of the parent in the form {type}_{id}.


An ID for the scope in which this template has been applied. This will be enterprise_{enterprise_id} for templates defined for use in this enterprise, and global for general templates that are available to all enterprises using Box.


The name of the template


The version of the metadata instance. This version starts at 0 and increases every time a user-defined property is modified.

Response Example

  "$parent": "folder_59449484661,",
  "$scope": "enterprise_27335",
  "$template": "marketingCollateral",
  "$version": 1