# Preset

Presets hold the preferences of individual users of the platform. This allows Directus to show and maintain custom item listings and bookmarks for users of the app. Learn more about Presets.


# The Preset Object

id uuid
Primary key of the preset.

bookmark string
The title of the bookmark. If this value is null, it's considered a preset instead of a bookmark.

user many-to-one
User this preset applies to. Many-to-one to users.

role many-to-one
Role this preset applies to. Many-to-one to users.

collection string
Collection this preset applies to.

search string
The search query used in the preset.

filters array
The filters used in the preset.

layout string
The layout used in this preset.

layout_query object
The item query used by the layout. This structure is based on the used layout.

layout_options object
The options used by the layout. This structure is based on the used layout.

{
	"id": 39,
	"bookmark": null,
	"user": "410b5772-e63f-4ae6-9ea2-39c3a31bd6ca",
	"role": null,
	"collection": "directus_activity",
	"search": null,
	"filters": [],
	"layout": "tabular",
	"layout_query": {
		"tabular": {
			"sort": "-timestamp",
			"fields": ["action", "collection", "timestamp", "user"],
			"page": 1
		}
	},
	"layout_options": {
		"tabular": {
			"widths": {
				"action": 100,
				"collection": 210,
				"timestamp": 240,
				"user": 240
			}
		}
	}
}

# List Presets

List all presets that exist in Directus.

Permissions

The data returned in this endpoint will be filtered based on the user's permissions. For example, presets for a role other than the current user's role won't be returned.

# Query Parameters

Supports all global query parameters.

# Returns

An array of up to limit preset objects. If no items are available, data will be an empty array.

# REST API

GET /presets
SEARCH /presets

Learn more about SEARCH ->

# GraphQL

POST /graphql/system
type Query {
	presets: [directus_presets]
}
# Example
query {
	presets {
		id
		user
	}
}

# Retrieve a preset

List an existing preset by primary key.

# Query Parameters

Supports all global query parameters.

# Returns

Returns the requested preset object.

# REST API

GET /presets/:id
# Example
GET /presets/42

# GraphQL

POST /graphql/system
type Query {
	presets_by_id(id: ID!): directus_presets
}
# Example
query {
	presets_by_id(id: 42) {
		id
		user
	}
}

# Create a Preset

Create a new preset.

# Query Parameters

Supports all global query parameters.

# Request Body

A partial preset object.

# Returns

Returns the preset object for the created preset.

# REST API

POST /presets
# Example
// POST /presets

{
	"user": "410b5772-e63f-4ae6-9ea2-39c3a31bd6ca",
	"layout": "cards",
	"search": "Directus"
}

# GraphQL

POST /graphql/system
type Mutation {
	create_presets_item(data: create_directus_presets_input!): directus_presets
}
# Example
mutation {
	create_presets_item(data: { user: "410b5772-e63f-4ae6-9ea2-39c3a31bd6ca", layout: "cards", search: "Directus" }) {
		id
		user
	}
}

# Create Multiple Presets

Create multiple new presets.

# Query Parameters

Supports all global query parameters.

# Request Body

An array of partial preset objects.

# Returns

Returns the preset object for the created preset.

# REST API

POST /presets
# Example
// POST /presets

[
	{
		"collection": "directus_files",
		"user": "410b5772-e63f-4ae6-9ea2-39c3a31bd6ca",
		"layout": "cards",
		"search": "Directus"
	},
	{
		"collection": "articles",
		"user": "410b5772-e63f-4ae6-9ea2-39c3a31bd6ca",
		"layout": "tabular"
	}
]

# GraphQL

POST /graphql/system
type Mutation {
	create_presets_items(data: [create_directus_presets_input!]!): [directus_presets]
}
# Example
mutation {
	create_presets_items(
		data: [
			{
				collection: "directus_files"
				user: "410b5772-e63f-4ae6-9ea2-39c3a31bd6ca"
				layout: "cards"
				search: "Directus"
			}
			{ collection: "articles", user: "410b5772-e63f-4ae6-9ea2-39c3a31bd6ca", layout: "tabular" }
		]
	) {
		id
		user
	}
}

# Update a Preset

Update an existing preset.

# Query Parameters

Supports all global query parameters.

# Request Body

A partial preset object.

# Returns

Returns the preset object for the updated preset.

# REST API

PATCH /presets/:id
# Example
// PATCH /presets/34

{
	"layout": "tabular"
}

# GraphQL

POST /graphql/system
type Mutation {
	update_presets_item(id: ID!, data: update_directus_presets_input): directus_presets
}
# Example
mutation {
	update_presets_item(id: 32, data: { layout: "tabular" }) {
		id
		user
	}
}

# Update Multiple Presets

Update multiple existing presets.

# Query Parameters

Supports all global query parameters.

# Request Body

keys Required
Array of primary keys of the presets you'd like to update.

data Required
Any of the preset object's properties.

# Returns

Returns the preset objects for the updated presets.

# REST API

PATCH /presets
# Example
// PATCH /presets

{
	"keys": [15, 64],
	"data": {
		"layout": "tabular"
	}
}

# GraphQL

POST /graphql/system
type Mutation {
	update_presets_items(ids: [ID!]!, data: update_directus_presets_input): [directus_presets]
}
# Example
mutation {
	update_presets_items(ids: [15, 64], data: { layout: "tabular" }) {
		id
		user
	}
}

# Delete a Preset

Delete an existing preset.

# Returns

Empty body.

# REST API

DELETE /presets/:id
# Example
DELETE /presets/34

# GraphQL

POST /graphql/system
type Mutation {
	delete_presets_item(id: ID!): delete_one
}
# Example
mutation {
	delete_presets_item(id: 32) {
		id
	}
}

# Delete Multiple Presets

Delete multiple existing presets.

# Request Body

An array of preset primary keys

# Returns

Empty body.

# REST API

DELETE /presets
# Example
// DELETE /presets
[15, 251, 810]

# GraphQL

POST /graphql/system
type Mutation {
	delete_presets_items(ids: [ID!]!): delete_many
}
# Example
mutation {
	delete_presets_items(ids: [15, 251, 810]) {
		ids
	}
}