Applies to QAComplete 14.1 SaaS, last modified on February 28, 2022

Adds a new note (comment).

Use the operation to add a new note (comment) to an item (a defect, requirement and so on) in your QAComplete project.

To change individual fields of an existing item, use the …/notes/{Id} (PUT). operation.


Basic authentication using a user’s login and password. See Authentication for details.

Security Rights

The authenticating user must belong to a security group that has the Update privilege for the entity (Defects, Tests and so on), to which you are adding the note.

Request Format

To add a note for a item, send a POST request to the following URL:

URL parameters

ProjectId  :  integer, required

The ID of the project, to which the item belongs.

EntityCode  :  string, required

The type of the item, to which you want to add a note. Possible values:

  • Releases
  • Bugs (defects)
  • FunctionalSpecs (requirements)
  • Tests
  • TestSets
  • TestSteps

EntityId  :  integer, required

The ID of the item (a defect, requirement, and so on), to which you want to add a note.

Body parameters

In the request body, pass the RequestNotesPost object that describes the note to add:

  "Description": "string",
  "OriginalId": "int",
  "UpdateUserId": "int"

Description  :  string, required

The note content. Can include HTML markup.

OriginalId  :  integer

If the entity, to which the note belongs, is synchronized with a JIRA item, the OriginalId property specifies the ID of the corresponding comment in JIRA. Default value is 0.

UpdateUserId  :  integer

The ID of the user who last updated the note. Default value is the current user’s ID.

A sample request:

Connection: keep-alive
Content-Type: application/json
Accept: application/json
Authorization: Basic am9obkBleGFtcGxlLmNvbTpwQHNzd29yZA==
Content-Length: 29

  "Description": "Note 1"

A sample request made by using cURL:

curl -u -d {"Description": "Note 1"} -H "Content-Type: application/json" -H "Accept: application/json"

Response Format

On success, the operation responds with HTTP status code 200. The response is a JSON object with information on the added note.

A sample response:

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/json; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: 300

  "id": "1",
  "date_created": "2015-09-08T01:20:31.4970000",
  "date_updated": "2015-09-08T01:20:31.4970000",
  "description": "Note 1",
  "entity_code": "Bugs",
  "fk_id": 12,
  "original_id": 0,
  "notes_type_code": "Notes",
  "seq": 1,
  "update_user_id": 25264,
  "user_name": "Smith, John"

Error responses

If the operation fails, it returns the appropriate status code and (optionally) the error description in the response body.

If the project with the specified ProjectId does not exist or the authenticating user does not have rights to access the project, the operation returns the Access is denied error.

If an item with the specified EntityCode or EntityId does not exist, the operation returns the File or directory not found error.

See Also

Notes (Comments) Resources

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