JSON Objects w/ Leading "." In Key Title

Discussion created by mperley on Jul 18, 2017
Latest reply on Jul 19, 2017 by beverly

I'm using DropBox's API to pull files into FileMaker and have run into an interesting issue. When getting the contents of a folder the API returns an array of contents. Each array object has various key/value pairs and one is has the key of ".tag". This causes problems when using JSONGetElement because the "." is interpreted as asking to go down a level deeper into the selected array object. Has anyone else run into this or know of a way to escape the "." so it is interpreted as part of the ".tag" key?