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You can create nesting folders and subfolders within this root folder by using this API request.\n\nOnce you've created a folder, you can [copy](doc:copy-a-file-between-folders) or [move](move-a-file-between-folders) files between folders to populate your newly created folder.\n\nTo list the contents of the main project folder, first make the API request to [get project details](doc:get-project-details) which will return the ID of the main folder (key: `root_folder`). Next, use the [list folder contents](doc:list-folder-contents) call and specify this ID.\n[block:code]\n{\n  \"codes\": [\n    {\n      \"code\": \"https://f4c-api.sbgenomics.com/v2/files\",\n      \"language\": \"text\",\n      \"name\": \"Path\"\n    }\n  ]\n}\n[/block]\n##Request\n###Example request\n[block:code]\n{\n  \"codes\": [\n    {\n      \"code\": \"POST /v2/files HTTP/1.1\\nHost: f4c-api.sbgenomics.com\\nX-SBG-Auth-Token: 3259c50e1ac5426ea8f1273259740f74\\nContent-Type: application/json\\nX-SBG-advance-access: advance\\n\",\n      \"language\": \"http\",\n      \"name\": null\n    },\n    {\n      \"code\": \"curl -X POST -H \\\"X-SBG-Auth-Token: c2e05946fb9a494ab5c19c72a94cb4ac\\\" -H \\\"x-sbg-advance-access: advance\\\" -H \\\"Content-Type: application/json\\\" -d '{\\n    \\\"name\\\" : \\\"my new folder\\\",\\n    \\\"type\\\" : \\\"folder\\\",\\n    \\\"parent\\\": \\\"57fb98c51c94d72f08ba0544\\\"\\n}\",\n      \"language\": \"curl\",\n      \"name\": \"cURL\"\n    }\n  ],\n  \"sidebar\": true\n}\n[/block]\n###Header Fields\n[block:parameters]\n{\n  \"data\": {\n    \"h-0\": \"Name\",\n    \"h-1\": \"Description\",\n    \"0-0\": \" X-SBG-Auth-Token\\n*required* \",\n    \"0-1\": \"Your [authentication token](doc:get-your-authentication-token).\",\n    \"h-2\": \"\",\n    \"1-0\": \" Content-Type\\n*required* \",\n    \"1-1\": \"`application/json`\",\n    \"2-0\": \"X-SBG-Advance-Access\\n*required* \",\n    \"2-1\": \"`advance`\"\n  },\n  \"cols\": 2,\n  \"rows\": 3\n}\n[/block]\n###Request body\nIn the request body, you should enter the following list of key-value pairs:\n[block:parameters]\n{\n  \"data\": {\n    \"h-0\": \"Name\",\n    \"h-1\": \"Data type\",\n    \"h-2\": \"Description\",\n    \"0-0\": \"`name`\\n_required_\",\n    \"0-1\": \"String\",\n    \"0-2\": \"The name of the folder. 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postCreate a folder

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[block:callout] { "type": "danger", "body": "This page documents the Advance Access version (think \"beta\" but with fewer bugs) of the folders functionality.", "title": "Heads Up!" } [/block] This call creates a new folder. Every project on the Platform is represented by a root folder which contains all the files associated with a particular project. You can create nesting folders and subfolders within this root folder by using this API request. Once you've created a folder, you can [copy](doc:copy-a-file-between-folders) or [move](move-a-file-between-folders) files between folders to populate your newly created folder. To list the contents of the main project folder, first make the API request to [get project details](doc:get-project-details) which will return the ID of the main folder (key: `root_folder`). Next, use the [list folder contents](doc:list-folder-contents) call and specify this ID. [block:code] { "codes": [ { "code": "https://f4c-api.sbgenomics.com/v2/files", "language": "text", "name": "Path" } ] } [/block] ##Request ###Example request [block:code] { "codes": [ { "code": "POST /v2/files HTTP/1.1\nHost: f4c-api.sbgenomics.com\nX-SBG-Auth-Token: 3259c50e1ac5426ea8f1273259740f74\nContent-Type: application/json\nX-SBG-advance-access: advance\n", "language": "http", "name": null }, { "code": "curl -X POST -H \"X-SBG-Auth-Token: c2e05946fb9a494ab5c19c72a94cb4ac\" -H \"x-sbg-advance-access: advance\" -H \"Content-Type: application/json\" -d '{\n \"name\" : \"my new folder\",\n \"type\" : \"folder\",\n \"parent\": \"57fb98c51c94d72f08ba0544\"\n}", "language": "curl", "name": "cURL" } ], "sidebar": true } [/block] ###Header Fields [block:parameters] { "data": { "h-0": "Name", "h-1": "Description", "0-0": " X-SBG-Auth-Token\n*required* ", "0-1": "Your [authentication token](doc:get-your-authentication-token).", "h-2": "", "1-0": " Content-Type\n*required* ", "1-1": "`application/json`", "2-0": "X-SBG-Advance-Access\n*required* ", "2-1": "`advance`" }, "cols": 2, "rows": 3 } [/block] ###Request body In the request body, you should enter the following list of key-value pairs: [block:parameters] { "data": { "h-0": "Name", "h-1": "Data type", "h-2": "Description", "0-0": "`name`\n_required_", "0-1": "String", "0-2": "The name of the folder. It shouldn't begin with \"__\".", "1-0": "`type`\n_required_", "1-1": "Enum", "1-2": "`folder`", "2-0": "`parent`", "2-1": "String", "2-2": "Specifies the ID of the parent folder for the new folder. \n\nYou should either specify a parent folder or the project name (see [List folder contents](doc:list-folder-contents) for instructions on how to find the folder ID).", "3-0": "project", "3-1": "String", "3-2": "Project ID (`username/project_name`). \n\nYou should either specify a project name or the parent folder ID." }, "cols": 3, "rows": 4 } [/block] ###Example request body [block:code] { "codes": [ { "code": "{\n \"name\": \"my new folder\", \n \"parent\": \"57fba0611c94d72f08ba0550\",\n \"type\": \"FOLDER\"\n}", "language": "json" } ] } [/block] ##Response [See a list of response codes that may be contained in the body of the response.](doc:api-status-codes) ###Example response body [block:code] { "codes": [ { "code": "{\n \"href\": \"https://f4c-api.sbgenomics.com/v2/files/57fba0611c94d72f08ba0550\",\n \"id\": \"5800b406e4b07ecb1445de83\",\n \"name\": \"my new folder\",\n \"parent\": \"57fba0611c94d72f08ba0550\",\n \"type\": \"FOLDER\",\n \"created_on\": \"2016-10-10T14:06:25Z\",\n \"modified_on\": \"2016-10-10T14:06:25Z\"\n}", "language": "json", "name": "Example response body" } ], "sidebar": true } [/block]