Zoho Recruit | updateTabularRecords Method


Note: If you’re using the new version of APIs (V2), refer this link. 

You can use the updateTabularRecords method to update particular tabular entries of a specified record.

Type:  POST

For OAuth Authentication

Header Name
Zoho-oauthtoken {access_token}


Possible Scope Names (Case Sensitive)
Operation Types
referral, campaign, assessment, vendor, offer,  attachment, 
forecast, note, call, event, task,  candidate, jobopening, client, department, interview, contact & custom (for all Custom Modules )
ALL - Full access to the record
READ - Get records from the module

For Authtoken Authentication

Data Type
Encrypted alphanumeric string to authenticate your Zoho credentials. 
Specify the value as recruitapi

Request Parameters

Data Type 
Specify the unique ID of the record
Tabular data to be updated to a record

Note: Parameters marked with * are mandatory
Sample Request
https://recruit.zoho.com/recruit/private/xml/Candidates/updateTabularRecords?authtoken=<authtoken>&id=<candidateid>&xmlData=<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <Candidates><FL val="Experience Details"><TR no="0"><TL val="TABULARROWID"><![CDATA[368078000002922007]]></TL><TL val="Occupation /Title"genType="1"uiType="1"><![CDAT A[Ja va Developer - Mooresville, NC]]></TL><TL val="Company" genType="1" uiType="1"><![CDATA[Lowe's]]></TL><TL val="Summary" genType="1" uiType="110"><![CDATA[test]]></TL><TL val="Work Duration_From" genType="1" uiType="6607"><![CDATA[01-2015]]></TL><TL val="I currently work here" 
genType="1" uiType="301"><![CDATA[false]]></TL></TR></FL></Candidates> 
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<response uri="/recruit/private/xml/Candidates/updateTabularRecords"> 
<Candidates>Record(s) updated successfully</Candidates> 
</result> </response> 

  1. If there isn't any record with matching with the specified tabular row id, the data will be treated as new and will be added as a tabular entry along with the existing data.
  2. To update two or more values on to multi picklist fields, use semicolon (;) as the separator.
    Example: <![CDATA[Option 1;Option 2;Option 3]]>

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