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object screen.create(object/array screens)

This method allows to create new screens.


(object/array) Screens to create.

Additionally to the standard screen properties, the method accepts the following parameters.

Parameter Type Description
screenitems array Screen items to be created for the screen.

Return values

(object) Returns an object containing the IDs of the created screens under the screenids property. The order of the returned IDs matches the order of the passed screens.


Creating a screen

Create a screen named "Graphs" with 2 rows and 3 columns and add a graph to the upper-left cell.


           "jsonrpc": "2.0",
           "method": "screen.create",
           "params": {
               "name": "Graphs",
               "hsize": 3,
               "vsize": 2,
               "screenitems": [
                       "resourcetype": 0,
                       "resourceid": "612",
                       "rowspan": 0,
                       "colspan": 0,
                       "x": 0,
                       "y": 0
           "auth": "038e1d7b1735c6a5436ee9eae095879e",
           "id": 1


           "jsonrpc": "2.0",
           "result": {
               "screenids": [
           "id": 1

See also


CScreen::create() in frontends/php/api/classes/CScreen.php.