Visual Review discussions API

Visual Review discussions are notes on Merge Requests sent as feedback from Visual Reviews.

Create new merge request thread

Creates a new thread to a single project merge request. This is similar to creating a note but other comments (replies) can be added to it later.

POST /projects/:id/merge_requests/:merge_request_iid/visual_review_discussions

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project
merge_request_iid integer yes The IID of a merge request
body string yes The content of the thread
position hash no Position when creating a diff note
position[base_sha] string yes Base commit SHA in the source branch
position[start_sha] string yes SHA referencing commit in target branch
position[head_sha] string yes SHA referencing HEAD of this merge request
position[position_type] string yes Type of the position reference. Either text or image.
position[new_path] string no File path after change
position[new_line] integer no Line number after change (Only stored for text diff notes)
position[old_path] string no File path before change
position[old_line] integer no Line number before change (Only stored for text diff notes)
position[width] integer no Width of the image (Only stored for image diff notes)
position[height] integer no Height of the image (Only stored for image diff notes)
position[x] integer no X coordinate (Only stored for image diff notes)
position[y] integer no Y coordinate (Only stored for image diff notes)
curl --request POST --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: <your_access_token>" https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/5/merge_requests/11/visual_review_discussions?body=comment