How to send a Body type "Form Data" using POST in a HTTP Request

hello I have a problem I need to send some parameters to an http request, but the parameters must be of the form-data type, I have not managed to find out how to send the same, I know that in the activity comes the option to send a string, but I do not achieve know what is the format of it

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If you are referring to the Content-Type parameter, you can specify it in the Headers property of the HTTP request activity:
Name: Content-Type, Direction: In, Type: String, Value: "multipart/form-data"

If you want to send a file with the request, you can pass the filepath to the Attachments property.

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@Mateus_Cruz

This helped, thanks lot :slight_smile:

Meg

Hi @Mateus_Cruz
If i have some key-value text fields instead of files then how to set them inside http request?
Thanks.

Have you tried using the Parameters property? It gives you the key-value format that you mentioned.

Also, how are you doing the request in another tool? If you are specifying a JSON string in the body of the request, then it might be simpler to just do the same and pass that string to the Body property.

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There is some solution to this? I’m having same problem.

Trying to send one ‘application/pdf’ and one ‘text/plain’ into the body so this is and obvious multipart/form-data problem

I don’t know how to fill uipath HTTP Request activity properties to find a good HTTP Status 200

I’ve thought maybe putting in headers the content-type = multipart/form-data and then using parameters to send both, file and text buth the text parameter called “example” cannot be recognized. the request throws me an HTTP Status 400 - Required request part ‘example’ is not present

Hi
i want to pass form-data in http request how where i have to give this information in that activity ?

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hi @megharajky

did you got any solution for this ?

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Hi, I got this long back, but discussion went on another thread too so I posted solution there.
Refer this…

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