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POST https://sampleHostName/library/components/{componentId}/variations

Creates a component variation in user's organization context.


To create a component variation, displayName is required property. If variation contains AdHocProperties, displayName and type are required properties of AdHocProperty.

AdHocProperty type values are: -StringType -IntegerType -DoubleType -FloatType -BooleanType


Requires Authorization header with valid Bearer token for scope library:modify.

For more documentation on authorization and how to get access token visit OAUTH2 Authorization page.


User must be an Organization Administrator for the Organization or have Upload permission assigned at the organization level.

An Organization Administrator must have at least one of the following roles assigned in User Management: Account Administrator, Co-Administrator, or CONNECT Services Administrator. For more information about User Management please visit our Bentley Communities Licensing, Cloud, and Web Services wiki page.

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All iTwin Platform API operations have a rate limit. For more documentation on that visit Rate limits and quotas page.