An ApiFolder is identical to a Follder node and is used to group nodes of another types (ApiRoute in this case).

There are two ways to create an ApiFolder node:

  • Adding it from the ApiRootFolder node context menu;

  • Using import from API description format.

This is how an ApiFolder node looks like in the project tree:

An ApiFolder node in the project tree

An ApiFolder node has the following context menu:

The ApiFolder context menu
  • Add node. Click on it to add a child node. You can choose a node type in the submenu.

  • Rename. Change the node name.

  • Duplicate. Make a copy of the node. The new node will be named NodeName [Copy [number]].

  • Remove node. Use it to delete the node.

  • Show in explorer. Open the folder with the node in the file manager.

‌The ApiFolder node tab has the following interface:

The ApiFolder node tab interface

In the screenshot you can see the following parts of the tab:

File Representation

An ApiFolder node is a folder with the node name, containing the index.yml file with the following format:

"type": "object",
"properties": {
"type": {
"description": "Type of ApiFolder node",
"const": "ApiFolder",
"type": "string"
"children": {
"description": "List of children names",
"type": "array",
"items": {
"type": "string"
"default": []
"variables": {
"$ref": "#/definitions/NodeVariables",
"description": "Node variables dictionary"
"name": {
"description": "Node name",
"type": "string"
"required": [
"definitions": {
"NodeVariables": {
"type": "object",
"additionalProperties": {
"type": "string"
"$schema": "http://json-schema.org/draft-07/schema#"