Message: Task View

This message is sent by the server, to get a template to show to the user, to allow information about a task to be provided. The template is an Angular.js template, as described here. An example template from a sample curl task plugin, can be seen here.

Request - From the server

Request name: view

Request parameters: empty

Request headers: empty

Request body: empty

Response - From the plugin

Expected response body: The plugin is expected to send a response, which contains the Angular.js template mentioned above, and a display value, to show in the task dropdown. The example response shown below, results in this view, during task configuration:

Example task configuration UI

Example response:

   "displayValue": "Echo",
   "template": "<div class=\"form_item_block\"><label>Message:<span class=\"asterisk\">*</span><input type=\"text\" ng-model=\"message\" ng-required=\"true\"></label></div>"

Schema information

JSON schema of expected response:

    "title": "Task view response schema",
    "description": "Schema for task view response Json",
    "type": "object",
    "properties": {
        "displayValue": {
            "type": "string",
            "pattern": "^[a-zA-Z0-9_-]+$"
        "template": {
            "type": "string"
    "required": [
    "additionalProperties": false

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