Customers

The AccountingCustomer Object

A Rutter Customer is an individual or company that buys goods or services from a business. Customers relate to a corresponding invoice for a business. You can retrieve a list of all the customers of a company.

For customers from a commerce platform, see Customers.

Properties

idstring

The Rutter generated unique ID of the customer.

platform_idstring

The platform specific ID of the customer.

parent_idstringnullableOptional

The Rutter ID of the Parent Customer linked to the customer. Supported for QuickBooks.

subsidiary_idstringnullable

The Rutter ID of the Subsidiary linked to the customer. Supported for NetSuite.

statusenum

The status of the customer.

One ofACTIVEINACTIVE, or UNKNOWN.
contact_namestringnullable

The name of the primary contact of the customer.

currency_codestringnullable

The ISO 4217 currency code of the customer.

customer_namestringfilterablenullable

The business name of the customer.

emailstringfilterablenullable

The email of the customer.

phonestringfilterablenullable

The phone number of the customer.

registration_numberstringnullable

The registration number of the customer.

tax_numberstringnullable

The tax number of the customer.

addressesarray

An array of addresses linked to the customer.

Show addresses attributes
created_atstringfilterablenullable

The ISO 8601 timestamp that the customer was created.

updated_atstringfilterable
last_synced_atstringfilterable

The ISO 8601 timestamp when the customer was last synced by Rutter.

platform_urlstringnullable

A URL pointing to the object in the underlying platform. When no URL exists for the specific object, the value may be a larger URL containing the object.

platform_dataobjectOptional

The raw platform data corresponding to the Rutter object.

Endpoints
GET
/accounting/customers
GET
/accounting/customers/:id
POST
/accounting/customers
PATCH
/accounting/customers/:id

List Customers

GEThttps://production.rutterapi.com/versioned/accounting/customers

Request Parameters

    access_tokenstringqueryRequired

    The access token of the connection.

    cursorstringqueryOptional

    Used to paginate to the next batch of objects. Should be a copy of the next_cursor value from the previous response.

    limitintegerqueryOptional

    Used to limit the number of returned objects. Defaults to 50.

    filterstringqueryOptional

    Used to specify criteria to filter out the objects returned. Supports all filterable fields. Check Filtering Objects for more information. Not supported on QuickBooks Desktop, Sage Intacct, or Dynamics 365.

    sortstringqueryOptional

    Used to sort the returned objects, e.g. last_synced_at ASC. Supports all filterable fields except on QuickBooks Desktop, Sage Intacct, and Dynamics 365. For those platforms only updated_at and last_synced_at fields are supported. If a value is provided but ASC or DESC is not, defaults to ASC. If omitted, defaults to updated_at DESC.

    expandenumqueryOptional

    Include platform specific data (includes additional fields not provided by the Rutter object).

    Must beplatform_data.
    customer_namestringqueryOptional

    Deprecated - use filter instead. The exact customer name to filter on. Not supported on Sage Intacct, or Dynamics 365.

    last_synced_at_minintegerqueryOptional

    Deprecated - use filter instead. Used to filter objects with a last_synced_at value greater than or equal to the supplied value. Should be a Unix time in milliseconds.

    updated_at_maxintegerqueryOptional

    Deprecated - use filter instead. Used to filter objects with a updated_at value less than or equal to the supplied value. Should be a Unix time in milliseconds.

    updated_at_minintegerqueryOptional

    Deprecated - use filter instead. Used to filter objects with a updated_at value greater than or equal to the supplied value. Should be a Unix time in milliseconds.

    force_fetchenumqueryOptional

    Used to force a response even if the underlying connection has not finished its initial sync.

    One oftrue or false.

Response Body

    customersarray
    Show customers attributes
    next_cursorstringnullableOptional
    connectionobject
    Show connection attributes
Support by integration
  • QuickBooks
    QuickBooks
  • NetSuite
    NetSuite
  • Xero
    Xero
  • QuickBooks Desktop
    QuickBooks Desktop
Example Response Body
JSON
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{
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"customers": [
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{
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"id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
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"platform_id": "12345678",
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"subsidiary_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
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"status": "ACTIVE",
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"contact_name": "Eric Yu",
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"currency_code": "USD",
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"customer_name": "Rutter API",
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"email": "eric@rutter.com",
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"phone": "1234567890",
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"registration_number": "123456789",
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"tax_number": "12-3456789",
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"addresses": [
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{
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"type": "billing",
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"address1": "123 Rutter Road",
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"address2": "Floor 4",
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"city": "San Francisco",
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"country": "US",
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"postal_code": "94110",
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"region": "CA"
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}
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],
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"created_at": "2023-01-02T02:34:56.000Z",
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"updated_at": "2023-01-02T02:34:56.000Z",
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"last_synced_at": "2023-01-02T02:34:56.000Z",
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"platform_url": "https://platform.com/resource?id=123",
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"platform_data": {
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"id": 123,
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"data": "Varies by platform"
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}
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}
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],
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"next_cursor": "MTY3NDgzMTk0Ml82MDY4ZDI0ZC02NGRmLTRmN2EtYTM0Ny0zN2ZmNjY5MGVmMjU=",
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"connection": {
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"id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
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"orgId": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
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"platform": "NETSUITE"
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}
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}

Fetch a Customer

GEThttps://production.rutterapi.com/versioned/accounting/customers/:id

Request Parameters

    idstringpathRequired

    The unique ID of the object.

    access_tokenstringqueryRequired

    The access token of the connection.

    id_typeenumqueryOptional

    Used to indicate the type of id that is supplied. Defaults to rutter. Not supported on QuickBooks Desktop, Sage Intacct, or Dynamics 365.

    One ofrutter or platform.
    force_fetchenumqueryOptional

    Used to force a response even if the underlying connection has not finished its initial sync.

    One oftrue or false.

Response Body

    customerobject
    Show customer attributes
    connectionobject
    Show connection attributes
Support by integration
  • QuickBooks
    QuickBooks
  • NetSuite
    NetSuite
  • Xero
    Xero
  • QuickBooks Desktop
    QuickBooks Desktop
Example Response Body
JSON
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{
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"customer": {
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"id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
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"platform_id": "12345678",
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"subsidiary_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
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"status": "ACTIVE",
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"contact_name": "Eric Yu",
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"currency_code": "USD",
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"customer_name": "Rutter API",
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"email": "eric@rutter.com",
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"phone": "1234567890",
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"registration_number": "123456789",
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"tax_number": "12-3456789",
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"addresses": [
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{
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"type": "billing",
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"address1": "123 Rutter Road",
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"address2": "Floor 4",
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"city": "San Francisco",
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"country": "US",
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"postal_code": "94110",
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"region": "CA"
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}
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],
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"created_at": "2023-01-02T02:34:56.000Z",
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"updated_at": "2023-01-02T02:34:56.000Z",
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"last_synced_at": "2023-01-02T02:34:56.000Z",
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"platform_url": "https://platform.com/resource?id=123",
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"platform_data": {
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"id": 123,
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"data": "Varies by platform"
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}
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},
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"connection": {
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"id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
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"orgId": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
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"platform": "NETSUITE"
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}
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}

Create a Customer

POSThttps://production.rutterapi.com/versioned/accounting/customers

Request Parameters

    access_tokenstringqueryRequired

    The access token of the connection.

Request Body

    customerobject
    Show customer attributes

Response Body

    Any of:

    customerobject
    Show customer attributes
    async_responseobjectOptional
    Show async_response attributes
    errorsarrayOptional
    Show errors attributes
Support by integration
  • QuickBooks
    QuickBooks
  • NetSuite
    NetSuite
  • Xero
    Xero
  • QuickBooks Desktop
    QuickBooks Desktop
Example Request Body
JSON
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{
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"customer": {
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"contact_name": "Eric Yu",
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"customer_name": "Rutter",
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"email": "eric@rutter.com",
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"phone": "1234567890",
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"addresses": [
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{
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"type": "billing",
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"address1": "123 Rutter Road",
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"address2": "Floor 4",
12
"city": "San Francisco",
13
"country": "US",
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"postal_code": "94110",
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"region": "CA"
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}
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]
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}
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}
Example Response Body
JSON
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{
2
"customer": {
3
"id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
4
"platform_id": "12345678",
5
"subsidiary_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
6
"status": "ACTIVE",
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"contact_name": "Eric Yu",
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"currency_code": "USD",
9
"customer_name": "Rutter API",
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"email": "eric@rutter.com",
11
"phone": "1234567890",
12
"registration_number": "123456789",
13
"tax_number": "12-3456789",
14
"addresses": [
15
{
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"type": "billing",
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"address1": "123 Rutter Road",
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"address2": "Floor 4",
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"city": "San Francisco",
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"country": "US",
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"postal_code": "94110",
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"region": "CA"
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}
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],
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"created_at": "2023-01-02T02:34:56.000Z",
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"updated_at": "2023-01-02T02:34:56.000Z",
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"last_synced_at": "2023-01-02T02:34:56.000Z",
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"platform_url": "https://platform.com/resource?id=123",
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"platform_data": {
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"id": 123,
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"data": "Varies by platform"
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}
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}
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}

Update a Customer

PATCHhttps://production.rutterapi.com/versioned/accounting/customers/:id

Request Parameters

    idstringpathRequired

    The Rutter generated unique ID of the object.

    access_tokenstringqueryRequired

    The access token of the connection.

Request Body

    customerobject
    Show customer attributes

Response Body

    Any of:

    customerobject
    Show customer attributes
    async_responseobjectOptional
    Show async_response attributes
    errorsarrayOptional
    Show errors attributes
Support by integration
  • QuickBooks
    QuickBooks
  • Xero
    Xero
  • QuickBooks Desktop
    QuickBooks Desktop
  • FreshBooks
    FreshBooks
Example Response Body
JSON
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{
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"customer": {
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"id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
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"platform_id": "12345678",
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"subsidiary_id": "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000",
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"status": "ACTIVE",
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"contact_name": "Eric Yu",
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"currency_code": "USD",
9
"customer_name": "Rutter API",
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"email": "eric@rutter.com",
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"phone": "1234567890",
12
"registration_number": "123456789",
13
"tax_number": "12-3456789",
14
"addresses": [
15
{
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"type": "billing",
17
"address1": "123 Rutter Road",
18
"address2": "Floor 4",
19
"city": "San Francisco",
20
"country": "US",
21
"postal_code": "94110",
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"region": "CA"
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}
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],
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"created_at": "2023-01-02T02:34:56.000Z",
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"updated_at": "2023-01-02T02:34:56.000Z",
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"last_synced_at": "2023-01-02T02:34:56.000Z",
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"platform_url": "https://platform.com/resource?id=123",
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"platform_data": {
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"id": 123,
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"data": "Varies by platform"
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}
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}
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}

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