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object templatescreen.update(object/array templateScreens)

This method allows to update existing template screens.


(object/array) Template screen properties to be updated.

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

Additionally to the standard template 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 template screens under the screenids property.


Rename a template screen

Rename the template screen to "Performance graphs".


           "jsonrpc": "2.0",
           "method": "templatescreen.update",
           "params": {
               "screenid": "3",
               "name": "Performance graphs"
           "auth": "038e1d7b1735c6a5436ee9eae095879e",
           "id": 1


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


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