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How to limit the fields in Bamboo REST response

I am trying to retrieve some fields from Bamboo REST response. I wan't to be able limit the number of returned fields. 

Previously while using Jira REST API I was able to do this using "fields" parameter. But not able to find how this can be done in Bamboo.

Thanks.

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I'm not 100% positive, but I think you cannot further limit the result shapes returned by default - that being said, the Bamboo REST API does use a similar mechanism conceptually, albeit only to further expand the default shapes with potentially significant additional details for the returned collections, see How to use expansion in the REST APIs:

In order to be minimise network traffic from the client perspective, our API uses a technique called expansion.

You can use the 'expand' query parameter to specify a comma-separated list of entities that you want expanded, identifying each entity by a given identifier. For example, the value "changes,stages.stage.results.result" requests the expansion of entities for which the expand identifier is "change" and "stages".

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The phrasing seems to indicate that the default shapes are considered minimized already, and at least compared to what can be returned in principle that's kind of true ;)

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