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How to send attachments to a comment through the REST API?

Hello, I am trying to send a comment through the REST API but I don't see in the documentation a valid endpoint to send an attachment to a comment, thanks

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Andy Heinzer Atlassian Team Jul 19, 2017

In JIRA, attachments are not bound to comments, but rather to specific issues in JIRA.  There is way add attachments in JIRA via REST, the endpoint in JIRA is /api/2/issue/{issueIdOrKey}/attachments

https://docs.atlassian.com/jira/REST/server/#api/2/issue/{issueIdOrKey}/attachments-addAttachment

From the point of view of us users this is a lie.  The GUI very clearly allows the user to add an attachment via a comment.

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Yes! The GUI has a clear segregated way to provide attachments to a comment and that shows in the comment itself.

There are some examples of using the API here:

 

https://developer.atlassian.com/confdev/confluence-server-rest-api/confluence-rest-api-examples

but maybe you can explain better what you are trying to do?

If you want an attachment to be diplayed inside a comment, you will probably have to first attach the attachment to the page (I don't think you can attach an attachment to a comment, only to its parent page), and then submit a comment with the necessary storage format (you can look at the storage format of an attachment displayed in a page to see what you need).

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