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The API Modeler page lists all the API specifications imported and created by you. On this page, you can import API specifications or create your own REST APIs.

Item Description
Group API specs can be organized into folders called groups, which are shown to the left of the page. Click a group to see the API specs within that group. Click All API specs to see the API specs in every group. Click + to create a new group.
Search Enter a search term to search all API names, versions, and descriptions. Matching APIs will be displayed. Searches are case-insensitive and support partial match, but not wild cards. You can also use double quotes around a string to find the exact match.
Remove Select one or more checkboxes next to an API, or the top checkbox to select all APIs, then click Remove to move APIs to the trash.
Create Prompts you for an API name and goes to the Create API page.
Upload
Uploads a new API. There are options to Import files or Import URL.
Shortcut menu
The shortcut menu contains the following items:
  Trash - View all removed API specifications, and either restore or permanently delete them. See Managing API Specifications in Trash for more details.
  Rename Group - Renames the current group. Note that you cannot rename the Default group.
  Delete Group - Removes the current group from the system. Note that you cannot delete the Default group.

For each API entry, the following columns are shown:

Column Description
API Name The name of the API. To edit an existing API, click its API Name to go to the Create API page for that API.
Version The version of the API.
Description The description of the API.
Last Modified When the API was last modified.
Preview When you hover over an API entry, a preview action appears. Click to open the Swagger preview of the API
Shortcut menu See below for items in this menu.

You can sort the list of APIs by clicking any column heading.

You can move an API spec listed in the current group to another group by dragging and dropping it to the name of the other group to the left of the page.

The following items are in the shortcut menu:

Item Description
Create Mock app Creates a new Mock app for the API
Go to Mock app Opens the App Details page for a Mock app created with Create Mock app.
Generate Node.js code Generates and downloads code stubs for a skeleton Node.js app for the API
Edit Opens the Create API page to edit that API.
Remove Deletes the API.