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12. Desktop Plugins

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Automatically upgrade desktop plugin

We would like to suggest an auto-update feature for the IBM Connections File Sync and Share Desktop Plug-In. A number of improvements have been made to this plug-in recently, however our users often run old versions and struggle with issues which ...
almost 6 years ago in 12. Desktop Plugins 8 Under Consideration

Make Desktop plugin to appear as a drive/location in Windows

Please change the way desktop plugin is presented in Windows - make it available in all open/save dialogues so we can work with Connections files from any application. It should appear the same way as Dropbox, Box.com etc. For example, I need fr...
almost 5 years ago in 12. Desktop Plugins 4 Under Consideration

Enable Desktop Plugin for External Users

The Desktop / Office Plugin is a very important and helpful tool for adoption. Some customers want to use it for external users too.
almost 6 years ago in 12. Desktop Plugins 5 Under Consideration

Requesting additional functionality for File Sync within Connections Desktop Plugin

We are requesting the following improvements be made to File Sync when using the Connections Desktop Plugin: Ability to sync files that belong to a community, not an individual (this already works in the mobile app, and is part of the reason for t...
almost 6 years ago in 12. Desktop Plugins 4 Under Consideration

Ability to apply default/template view to Desktop Plugin folder views in Windows

Requesting the ability to apply folder template view to the way the Desktop Plugin displays folder contents in Windows.
over 2 years ago in 12. Desktop Plugins 3 Under Consideration

Thumbnails for files in Desktop plugin

In the desktop plugin.. the plugin should display the thumbnails of images as the Windows explorer does. When browsing through files using MS Windows Explorer, previews are shown in the form of thumbnails for many content types. This includes almo...
almost 6 years ago in 12. Desktop Plugins 1 Under Consideration

Windows Explorer Desktop PlugIn functions (not sync) for Mac

For Windows the Explorer PlugIn is available. It allows to view the contents of the file repository and to download and upload files. An upload creates a new version and asks for a description of the changes . In Windows as well the synchronizatio...
almost 6 years ago in 12. Desktop Plugins 6 Under Consideration

The desktop plugin should allow a user to use save as directly into community files, not only into personal files

Currently, you can only save into my drive, not into community files - if you use an app that is not covered with a connector like MS Office. So Connections (not the cloud drive) as an explorer node should appear in the save as dialog directly.
almost 6 years ago in 12. Desktop Plugins 0 Under Consideration

File Sync not working for Community Files in Desktop Plug-in

File Sync for communities is currently not supported. Only Personal Files are supported by Sync.Client has requested that an enhancement request be made to allow for Syncing of Community files
almost 6 years ago in 12. Desktop Plugins 1 Under Consideration

Allow for IBM Connections Desktop Plug-ins for Microsoft Windows browsing via [File] - [Open] and [Save As] dialog from Microsoft Office applications.

The current IBM Connections Desktop Plug-ins for Microsoft Windows does not allow for browsing when choosing [File] - [Open] and [Save As] dialog from MS Office applications. The current functionality does not allow for the same browsing from [Fil...
over 5 years ago in 12. Desktop Plugins 2 Under Consideration