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Search File and Folder Metadata
Use this action to retrieve the files and folders metadata of the name that contains the specified search string.
For more information on the upload files action, refer to the developers documentation for Dropbox.
Using the Search File and Folder Metadata Action
To use this action in your workflow, you need to connect it to ThingWorx Flow. To connect to the flow, do the following:
1. Drag the Search File and Folder Metadata action under the Dropbox connector to the canvas, place the pointer on the action, and then click or double-click the action. The Search File and Folder Metadata action window opens.
2. Edit the label name, if needed. By default, the label name is same as the action name.
3. To add a new authorization, refer to the Authorize Dropbox section in the Dropbox connector topic.
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If you previously added a Dropbox authorization, select an authorization from the list.
4. In the Folder Path list, select or enter the path in the your Dropbox to search.
5. In the Search String field, enter the keyword to search the string. The search string is split on spaces into multiple tokens. For file name searching, the last token is used for prefix matching such as "bat c" matches "bat cave" but not "batman car".
6. In the Page Index field, enter the starting index within the search results that is used for paging. The default value is 0.
7. In the Page Limit field, enter the maximum number of search results to retrieve. The default value is 100.
8. In the Search Mode list, select the mode to search the operation. The default value is Filename.
9. Click Done.