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object screen.update(object/array screens)

This method allows to update existing screens.


(object/array) Screen properties to be updated.

The screenid property must be defined for each screen, all other properties are optional. Only the passed properties will be updated, all others will remain unchanged.

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

Parameter Type Description
screenitems array Screen items to replace existing screen items.

Screen items are updated by coordinates, so each screen item must have the x and y properties defined.

Return values

(object) Returns an object containing the IDs of the updated screens under the screenids property.


Renaming a screen

Rename a screen to "CPU Graphs".


           "jsonrpc": "2.0",
           "method": "screen.update",
           "params": {
               "screenid": "26",
               "name": "CPU Graphs"
           "auth": "038e1d7b1735c6a5436ee9eae095879e",
           "id": 1


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

See also


CScreen::update() in frontends/php/include/classes/api/services/CScreen.php.