Replies: insert

Creates a new reply to the given comment. Try it now or see an example.

Request

HTTP request

POST https://www.googleapis.com/drive/v2/files/fileId/comments/commentId/replies

Parameters

Parameter name Value Description
Path parameters
commentId string The ID of the comment.
fileId string The ID of the file.

Request body

In the request body, supply a Replies resource with the following properties:

Property name Value Description Notes
Optional Properties
content string The plain text content used to create this reply. This is not HTML safe and should only be used as a starting point to make edits to a reply's content. This field is required on inserts if no verb is specified (resolve/reopen). writable
verb string The action this reply performed to the parent comment. When creating a new reply this is the action to be perform to the parent comment. Possible values are:
  • "resolve" - To resolve a comment.
  • "reopen" - To reopen (un-resolve) a comment.
writable

Response

If successful, this method returns a Replies resource in the response body.

Examples

Note: The code examples available for this method do not represent all supported programming languages (see the client libraries page for a list of supported languages).

Java

Uses the Java client library.

import com.google.api.services.drive.Drive;
import com.google.api.services.drive.model.CommentReply;

import java.io.IOException;
// ...

public class MyClass {

  // ...

  /**
   * Insert a new reply to a comment.
   *
   * @param service Drive API service instance.
   * @param fileId ID of the file to insert reply for.
   * @param commentId ID of the comment to insert reply for.
   * @param content Text content of the reply.
   * @return The inserted reply if successful, {@code null} otherwise.
   */
  private static CommentReply insertReply(Drive service, String fileId,
      String commentId, String content) {
    CommentReply newReply = new CommentReply();
    newReply.setContent(content);
    try {
      return service.replies().insert(fileId, commentId, newReply).execute();
    } catch (IOException e) {
      System.out.println("An error occurred: " + e);
    }
    return null;
  }

  // ...

}

.NET

Uses the .NET client library.

using Google.Apis.Drive.v2;
using Google.Apis.Drive.v2.Data;

using System.Net;
// ...

public class MyClass {

  // ...

  /// <summary>
  /// Insert a new reply to a comment.
  /// </summary>
  /// <param name="service">Drive API service instance.</param>
  /// <param name="fileId">ID of the file to insert reply for.</param>
  /// <param name="commentId">ID of the comment to insert reply for.</param>
  /// <param name="content">Text content of the reply.</param>
  /// <returns>The inserted reply, null is returned if an API error occurred</returns>
  public static CommentReply InsertReply(
      DriveService service, String fileId, String commentId, String content) {
    CommentReply newReply = new CommentReply();
    newReply.Content = content;
    try {
      return service.Replies.Insert(newReply, fileId, commentId).Execute();
    } catch (Exception e) {
      Console.WriteLine("An error occurred: " + e.Message);
    }
    return null;
  }

  // ...

}

PHP

Uses the PHP client library.

/**
 * Insert a new reply to a comment.
 *
 * @param Google_Service_Drive $service Drive API service instance.
 * @param String $fileId ID of the file to insert reply for.
 * @param String $commentId ID of the comment to insert reply for.
 * @param String $content Text content of the reply.
 * @return Google_Servie_Drive_Comment The inserted reply. NULL is returned if
 *     an API error occurred.
 */
function insertReply($service, $fileId, $commentId, $content) {
  $newReply = new Google_Service_Drive_CommentReply();
  $newReply->setContent($content);
  try {
    return $service->replies->insert($fileId, $commentId, $newReply);
  } catch (Exception $e) {
    print "An error occurred: " . $e->getMessage();
  }
  return NULL;
}

Python

Uses the Python client library.

from apiclient import errors
# ...

def insert_reply(service, file_id, comment_id, content):
  """Insert a new reply to a comment.

  Args:
    service: Drive API service instance.
    file_id: ID of the file to insert reply for.
    comment_id: ID of the comment to insert reply for.
    content: Text content of the reply.
  Returns:
    The inserted reply if successful, None otherwise.
  """
  new_reply = {
      'content': content
  }
  try:
    return service.replies().insert(
        fileId=file_id, commentId=comment_id, body=new_reply).execute()
  except errors.HttpError, error:
    print 'An error occurred: %s' % error
  return None

JavaScript

Uses the JavaScript client library.

/**
 * Insert a new reply to a comment.
 *
 * @param {String} fileId ID of the file to insert reply for.
 * @param {String} commentId ID of the comment to insert reply for.
 * @param {String} content Text content of the reply.
 */
function insertReply(fileId, commentId, content) {
  var body = {'content': content};
  var request = gapi.client.drive.replies.insert({
    'fileId': fileId,
    'commentId': commentId,
    'resource': body
  });
  request.execute(function(resp) { });
}

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