PUT /api/dropbox/pictures/{pictureId}

Specifies the display and crop dimensions for a picture previously uploaded to the Dropbox for a resource such as a user profile, app, or API.

Authorization Roles/Permissions: Must be logged in.. Must be either an authorized user for the resource or a site admin.

This topic includes the following sections:

HTTP Method


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Sample Request

The example below assigns a specific image, previously uploaded to the Dropbox, to the database.

Request URL


Sample request headers

PUT /api/dropbox/pictures/1001 HTTP/1.1
Host: {hostname}
Accept: application/json, text/javascript, */*; q=0.01
Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded; charset=UTF-8

Sample request body

The request body contains the URL-encoded form parameters specifying the X and Y values, and dimensions, for the portion of the uploaded image to be used for the user's avatar. An example of how the request body parameters might look in the Postman client application is shown below.

Dropbox service, cropPicture operation: request body in Postman

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Request Headers

For general information on request header values, refer to HTTP Request Headers.

Header Description
Accept application/json, application/vnd.soa.v71+json, application/vnd.soa.v72+json, application/vnd.soa.v80+json, application/vnd.soa.v81+json
Content-Type application/x-www-form-urlencoded
X-Csrf-Token_{fedmemberID} The CSRF prevention header; may or may not be required, depending on platform settings. See CSRF Prevention on the Platform. By default, the CSRF header is not required for GET operations and is required for all others, with a few exceptions relating to user login.

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Request Parameters

Parameter Parm Type Data Type Required Description
pictureId Path long Required The temporary ID assigned to the picture by the Dropbox when the picture is uploaded.
h Form long Required The height of the cropped picture.
w Form long Required The width of the cropped picture.
x Form long Required The starting X-axis position for the cropped picture.
y Form long Required The starting Y-axis position for the cropped picture.

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If successful, this operation returns HTTP status code 200. There is no response content.

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Sample Response

The sample response below shows successful completion of the operation.

Sample response headers

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2017 21:08:13 GMT

Sample response body


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Response Headers

For general information on response header values, refer to HTTP Response Headers.

Header Description
Content-Type application/json, application/vnd.soa.v71+json, application/vnd.soa.v72+json, application/vnd.soa.v80+json, application/vnd.soa.v81+json

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Response Body


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Error Codes/Messages

If the call is unsuccessful an error code/message is returned. One or more examples of possible errors for this operation are shown below.

Item Value
401 Unauthorized. For example, you would get this response if you didn't include the custom X-Csrf-Token_{fedmemberID} header in the request, when it was required by the platform settings; or if you included an invalid or expired value for this header. You would also get this response for any operation that requires login (almost all) if the login cookie was missing.
405 Method Not Allowed. For example, you might get this if you specified an invalid Accept header or omitted a required Content-Type header, or used the wrong HTTP verb.
500 An error occurred processing the call.

More information about Akana API Platform API error messages.

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