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Release 6.0.2



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Modify the specified writesettings object.

Version:  v4

Relevant terms:

Term Description
outputObjects An outputObject is a definition of one or more types of outputs and how they are generated. It must be associated with a recipe.

NOTE: An outputObject must be created for a recipe before you can run a job on it. One and only one outputObject can be associated with a recipe.

writeSettings A writeSettings object defines file-based outputs within an outputObject. Settings include path, format, compression, and delimiters.
publications A publications object is used to specify a table-based output and is associated with an outputObject. Settings include the connection to use, path, table type, and write action to apply.

Required Permissions

NOTE: Each request to the Designer Cloud Powered by Trifacta® platform must include authentication credentials. See


Request Type: PUT



Request URI - Example:


Request Body:

    "delim": ",",
    "path": "hdfs://hadoop:50070/trifacta/queryResults/admin@trifacta.local/POS_r01a.pqt",
    "action": "create",
    "format": "pqt",
    "compression": "none",
    "header": false,
    "asSingleFile": false,
    "prefix": null,
    "suffix": "_increment",
    "hasQuotes": true,
    "outputObjectId": 5



Response Status Code - Success:  200 - OK

Response Body Example:

    "id": 6,
    "updater": {
        "id": 1
    "updatedAt": "2018-11-08T00:13:43.819Z"


For more information on the properties of the writesettings object, see API WriteSettings Get v4.

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