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Comments: list

Lists a file's comments. Try it now.


HTTP request



Parameter name Value Description
Path parameters
fileId string The ID of the file.
Required query parameters
fields string The paths of the fields you want included in the response. For development you can use the special value * to return all fields, but you'll achieve greater performance by only selecting the fields you need. For more information, see Return specific fields for a file.
Optional query parameters
includeDeleted boolean Whether to include deleted comments. Deleted comments will not include their original content. (Default: false)
pageSize integer The maximum number of comments to return per page. Acceptable values are 1 to 100, inclusive. (Default: 20)
pageToken string The token for continuing a previous list request on the next page. This should be set to the value of 'nextPageToken' from the previous response.
startModifiedTime string The minimum value of 'modifiedTime' for the result comments (RFC 3339 date-time).


This request allows authorization with at least one of the following scopes:


Some scopes are restricted and require a security assessment for your app to use them. For more information, see the authentication and authorization page.

Request body

Do not supply a request body with this method.


If successful, this method returns a response body with the following structure:

  "kind": "drive#commentList",
  "nextPageToken": string,
  "comments": [
    comments Resource
Property name Value Description Notes
kind string Identifies what kind of resource this is. Value: the fixed string "drive#commentList".
nextPageToken string The page token for the next page of comments. This will be absent if the end of the comments list has been reached. If the token is rejected for any reason, it should be discarded, and pagination should be restarted from the first page of results.
comments[] list The list of comments. If nextPageToken is populated, then this list may be incomplete and an additional page of results should be fetched.

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