Workdocs are essentially virtual whiteboards that enable teams and organizations to collaborate and communicate. The monday doc column stores these documents in one location and allows you to update and create new ones in the column itself. You can read, update, and clear the monday doc column via the API, but you currently cannot filter your results by it.

Reading the monday doc column

You can query the monday doc column using the column_values object that enables you to return column-specific subfields by sending a fragment in your query. Values for the monday doc column are of the DocValue type.

query {
  items (ids:[1234567890, 9876543210]) {
    column_values {
      ... on DocValue {
        file
      }
    }
  }
}

Fields

FieldDescription
column Column!The column the value belongs to.
file FileDocValueThe column's attached document.
id ID!The column's unique identifier.
text StringThe column's value as text. This field will always return "".
type ColumnType!The column's type.
value JSONThe column's JSON-formatted raw value.
value JSONThe column's JSON-formatted raw value.

Updating the monday doc column

You can update the monday doc column using the create_doc mutation. Please note that this requires the docs:write scope.

mutation {
  create_doc (location: { board: {item_id: 1234567890, column_id: "monday_doc"}}) {
    id
  }
}
let query = 'mutation {  create_doc (location: {board: {item_id: 1234567890. column_id: "monday_doc"}}) { id }}';

fetch ("https://api.monday.com/v2", {
  method: 'post',
  headers: {
    'Content-Type': 'application/json',
    'Authorization' : 'YOUR_API_KEY_HERE'
   },
   body: JSON.stringify({
     'query' : query
   })
  })
   .then(res => res.json())
   .then(res => console.log(JSON.stringify(res, null, 2)));

Clearing the monday doc column

You can clear a monday doc column using the change_column_value mutation and passing "{\"clear_all\": true}" in the value argument.

mutation {
 change_column_value(board_id:1234567890, item_id:9876543210, column_id: "monday_doc", value: "{\"clear_all\": true}") {
  id
 }
}
var query = "mutation { change_column_value (board_id: 1234567890, item_id: 9876543210, column_id: \"files\", value: \"{\\\"clear_all\\\": true}\") {id}}";

fetch ("https://api.monday.com/v2", {
  method: 'post',
  headers: {
    'Content-Type': 'application/json',
    'Authorization' : 'YOUR_API_KEY_HERE'
   },
   body: JSON.stringify({
     'query': query
   })
  })
   .then(res => res.json())
   .then(res => console.log(JSON.stringify(res, null, 2)));

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