Can't see files added by add_file_to_column


I am trying to use the graphql API to add a file to a column. The query seems to work as I receive an asset ID in the response, but I don’t see the file in the item/column when I go on Furthermore when I query the asset to get the url and open it in my browser I see the following error : “SyntaxError: JSON.parse: unexpected character at line 1 column 1 of the JSON data”.

Here is the request I am doing:

curl --location --request POST '' \
--header 'Authorization: SecretKey' \
--form 'query="mutation add_file($file: File!, $item_id: Int!, $column_id: String!) {add_file_to_column (item_id: $item_id, column_id: $column_id, file: $file) {id}}"' \
--form 'variables="{\"item_id\":2286426338, \"column_id\": \"files\"}"' \
--form 'map="{\"image\":\"variables.file\"}"' \
--form 'image=@"/home/gdacier/Documents/Myphoto.jpg"'

Note that when I try to add the same file to an udpate using add_file_to_update it works :

curl --location --request POST '' \
--header 'Authorization: SecretKey \
--form 'query="mutation add_file($file: File!, $update_id: Int!) {add_file_to_update(update_id: $update_id, file: $file) {id}}"' \
--form 'variables="{\"update_id\":1364498421}"' \
--form 'map="{\"image\":\"variables.file\"}"' \
--form 'image=@"/home/gdacier/Documents/Myphoto.jpg"'

Hello @gdacier and welcome to the community!

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This looks like a very specific issue, could you please send us an email to so we can take a closer look into this issue?

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