Dynalist

The Dynalist modules enable you to edit, retrieve or move documents and folders, and insert, edit, retrieve, delete, or move document content in your Dynalist account.

Prerequisites

  • A Dynalist account

In order to use Dynalist with Make, it is necessary to have a Dynalist account. If you do not have one, you can create a Dynalist account at dynalist.io/signup.

To connect your Dynalist account to Make you need to retrieve the API Key from your Dynalist account.

1. Log in to your Dynalist account.

2. Go to the Dynalist Developer page at dynalist.io/developer.

3. Click the Generate button.

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4. Copy the provided Secret token.

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5. Go to Make and open the Dynalist module's Create a connection dialog.

6. Enter the API Key you have copied in step 4 to the respective field and click the Continue button to establish the connection.

The connection has been established. You can proceed with setting up the module.

Allows you to change the title of the specified document.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Dynalist account.

File ID

Enter (map) the ID of the document you want to update.

Title

Enter a new title of the document.

Moves a document to a specified folder.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Dynalist account.

File ID

Enter (map) the ID of the document you want to move to another folder.

Parent ID

Enter the ID of the folder you want to move the file to.

Index

This field is a number that's the zero-indexed position you want the file to land in the parent folder, enter -1 to place it at the end, and 0 to place it at the top.

Retrieves the list of all documents in your account.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Dynalist account.

Limit

Set the maximum number of documents Make will return during one execution cycle.

The permission parameter value in the module's output corresponds to the following meanings:

Value

Meaning

0

No access

1

Read only

2

Edit rights

3

Manage

4

Owner

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Inserts an item to a specified document under a parent item.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Dynalist account.

File ID

Enter (map) the ID of the document you want to create an item in.

Parent ID

Enter the ID of the item you want to insert the item under.

Content

Enter the title of the new item.

Note

Enter the note for the new item.

Checked

Enable this option to set the item as checked off.

Checkbox

Enable this option to create a checkbox.

Heading

Select the size of the item's font.

Color

Select the item's background color.

  • 0 - transparent (none)

  • 1 - red

  • 2 - orange

  • 3 - yellow

  • 4 - green

  • 5 - blue

  • 6 - purple

Retrieves the content of a specified document.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Dynalist account.

File ID

Enter (map) the ID of the document you want to retrieve the content from.

Updates an item in a specified document.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Dynalist account.

File ID

Enter (map) the ID of the document that contains the item you want to update.

Node ID

Enter (map) the Node ID of the item you want to update.

Please find the descriptions of the fields in the Insert Content to a Document section.

Deletes an item from a specified document.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Dynalist account.

File ID

Enter (map) the ID of the document that contains the item you want to delete.

Node ID

Enter (map) the Node ID of the item you want to delete.

Moves an item from a specified parent item.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Dynalist account.

File ID

Enter (map) the ID of the document that contains the item you want to move.

Node ID

Enter (map) the Node ID of the item you want to move.

Parent ID

Map or select the ID of the parent item you want to move the specified item under.

Index

Enter a number that's the zero-indexed position you want the file to land in the parent folder, enter -1 to place it at the end, and 0 to place it at the top.

Allows you to edit a title of a specified folder.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Dynalist account.

File ID

Enter (map) the ID of the folder you want to update.

Title

Enter a new title of the folder.

Moves a folder to a specified parent folder.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Dynalist account.

File ID

Enter (map) the ID of the folder you want to move.

Parent ID

Map or select the ID of the parent folder you want to move the folder to.

Index

Enter a number that's the zero-indexed position you want the file to land in the parent folder, enter -1 to place it at the end, and 0 to place it at the top.

Retrieves a list of all folders in your account.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Dynalist account.

Limit

Set the maximum number of folders Make will return during one execution cycle.

The permission parameter value in the module's output corresponds to the following meanings:

Value

Meaning

0

No access

1

Read only

2

Edit rights

3

Manage

4

Owner

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Sends a new item to your inbox location.

Note

The inbox destination needs to be defined before using this module.

Specify the inbox destination in Settings > Preferences tab > Your inbox.

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Connection

Establish a connection to your Dynalist account.

Index

Enter a number that's the zero-indexed position you want the file to land in the parent folder, enter -1 to place it at the end, and 0 to place it at the top.

Content

Enter the title of the new item.

Note

Enter the note for the new item.

Checked

Enable this option to set the item as checked off.

Checkbox

Enable this option to create a checkbox.

Heading

Select the size of the item's font.

Color

Select the item's background color.

0

transparent (none)

1

red

2

orange

3

yellow

4

green

5

blue

6

violet

Allows you to perform a custom API call.

Connection

Establish a connection to your Dynalist account.

URL

Enter a path relative to https://dynalist.io/api. For example: /v1/file/edit.

For the list of available endpoints, refer to the Dynalist API Documentation.

Method

Select the HTTP method you want to use:

GET to retrieve information for an entry.

POST to create a new entry.

PUT to update/replace an existing entry.

PATCH to make a partial entry update.

DELETE to delete an entry.

Headers

Enter the desired request headers. You don't have to add authorization headers; we already did that for you.

Query String

Enter the request query string.

Body

Enter the body content for your API call.

The following API call returns all the files and folders in your Dynalist account:

URL:

/v1/file/list/

Method:

POST

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The result can be found in the module's Output under Bundle > Body > files.

In our example, 4 files and/or folders were returned:

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