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Updates the selected item in the External Provider. The Notes of the selected item can be updated by the PostUpdateItemNotes method.





  • C++: const char*
  • C#: string

A JSON string of parameters. Includes details of the item to be updated.

Outputs via Callbacks

[Optional] LogMessage or SetError - to provide user feedback.


This method receives a request to update an item in the External Provider. The input parameters string contains information about the item to create, including:

  • "itemID" - the ID of the item to be updated
  • "title"
  • "type"
  • "stereotype"
  • "description"

Note: the new values might not actually be different to the current values.