9.3 Browsing and Managing iFolders

The Home page lists all iFolders available to you in the current domain. Available iFolders include those you own and those others have made available to you. You can access iFolders through Web Access even if you have not set up the iFolder on a local computer.

To browse the iFolders, click any of the iFolder's name listed on the Home page to open the list of folders and files available for the selected iFolder to the Browse page.

You can also upload and download files, create folders, and delete folders and files.

Within an iFolder, you can perform the following tasks:

9.3.1 Viewing a List of Folders and Files

The iFolder Browse page lists folders and files alphabetically. Scroll to locate the directory or file of interest.

9.3.3 Downloading a File

Click the name of the file File icon you want to download, then click Open or Save.

IMPORTANT:iFolder 3.7 Web Access does not support the uploading and downloading of 10 MB or larger files.

  • Open: Click Open to view the file’s contents. You must have a compatible application on your computer to open the file. The file is downloaded to a temporary folder where Internet files are saved, such as Temporary Internet Files in Windows, and then opened with your local application. If you plan to work in the file, it is best to save the file locally, modify the file, and then upload it.

  • Save: Click Save to save the file locally or to a mapped drive. Navigate to the location where you want to place the file, then click Save. The file is downloaded to your computer.

Options on the page might differ slightly, depending on the Web browser you use.

9.3.4 Creating a New Folder

To create a new folder,

  1. Click New Folder link in the navigation bar of the Browse page to open New folder creation page.

  2. In the Name field, specify the name of the new folder.

  3. Click Create.

    Folder names are case sensitive. When the page refreshes, the folder appears alphabetically in the list. Click File icon to view the history of changes made to the selected Folder or file.

9.3.5 Deleting Folders or Files

Select the check box next to one or more folders or files you want to delete, then click Delete to Confirm the deletion.

9.3.6 Uploading a File

To upload a file,

  1. Click Upload Files link in the navigation bar of the iFolder Browse page to open Upload Page.

  2. Click Browse, locate a local folder you want to upload.

  3. Select Overwrite Existing Files to overwrite the files on the server.

    Selecting this option allows you to overwrite the file on the server with the file you have selected to upload. Before you upload, ensure the copy of the file you want to retain.

  4. Click Upload.

    When the page refreshes, the file appears alphabetically in the list.

The maximum file size for the upload limit is configured by the administrator. By default, the limit is set to 10 MB; the limit for your server might differ.

IMPORTANT:iFolder 3.7 Web Access does not support the uploading and downloading of 10 MB or larger files.

9.3.7 Search Folders and Files in an iFolder

To search for folders and files within a selected iFolder,

  1. Click Search to open the Search page.

    The Search page helps you locate the files or folders of your interest. Use the search tool located at the top right of the page for this purpose.

  2. Use one or more of the following search methods and press Enter.

    • Type one or more letters in the Search iFolders field.

    • Type an asterisk (*) in the Search iFolders field to return a list of all iFolders on the system.

    • Leave the Search iFolders field empty to return a list of all iFolders on the system.

  3. Search result opens to the Search page with the search text highlighted in search result.

  4. Do not click anywhere in the page until the page completely refreshes, then you can browse or manage the files or folders listed in the search results.

    Scroll up and down to browse the search results and locate the folder or file of your interest. The combination of the file or folder name and date created can help you identify the file or folder you seek.