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Creating draft edits programmatically with the Sanity client for JavaScript

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Last updated: Aug 3, 2022
Hi All!
Is there a way to create a draft edit programatically with the sanity client for javascript. Create or replace works in creating a draft update but this then triggers the create event for a webhook.

I want to use patch to trigger the edit event for my webhook but I don't seem to be able to make patch create a draft update.
May 18, 2022, 2:39 PM
A draft is just a document with an ID starting with
drafts.
, so you could make your patch set your ID as a draft?
May 18, 2022, 2:42 PM
Good call Kitty ๐Ÿ™Œ
May 18, 2022, 6:24 PM
Ah it looks like I can't use this as a workaround as I get this error using patch:

immutable attribute \"_id\" may not be modified
May 19, 2022, 10:17 AM
user C
user Y
I have the same problem, did you solve it?
Jul 29, 2022, 9:38 AM
user U
I didn't find anything for a work around so I just used post to create a new doc with the same draft ID which overwrites the original.
Aug 3, 2022, 8:56 AM

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