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setApiKey method

Class: EyesPlatform: ImagesLanguage: Java SDK:

Use this method to set your Eyes license key.

To obtain your API key, see How to obtain your API key.


Configuration value = eyes.setApiKey(apiKey);


A string that is your API Key.

Return value

Type: Configuration


Set this immediately after the Eyes object is created (before calling open). If you have an environment variable called APPLITOOLS_API_KEY that is set to the value of your API key, then you do not need to call this method, and Eyes will take the string from the environment value.