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object screenitem.create(object/array screenItems)

This method allows to create new screen items.

This method is available to users of any type. Permissions to call the method can be revoked in user role settings. See User roles for more information.


(object/array) Screen items to create.

The method accepts screen items with the standard screen item properties.

Return values

(object) Returns an object containing the IDs of the created screen items under the screenitemids property. The order of the returned IDs matches the order of the passed screen items.


Creating a screen item

Create a screen item displaying a graph in the left-upper cell of the screen.


           "jsonrpc": "2.0",
           "method": "screenitem.create",
           "params": {
               "screenid": 16,
               "resourcetype": 0,
               "resourceid": 612,
               "x": 0,
               "y": 0
           "auth": "038e1d7b1735c6a5436ee9eae095879e",
           "id": 1


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

See also


CScreenItem::create() in ui/include/classes/api/services/CScreenItem.php.