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12. Desktop Plugins

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ADMX Templates for Desktop Plugins

To configure group policies in a Windows Domain, typically ADMX templates are used. However, for the desktop plugins, only old ADM Templates are available, which don't work well with current Windows versions. The old ADM Files were used with Group...
7 months ago in 12. Desktop Plugins 0 Under Consideration

Desktop Plugins - ability to include/exclude certain file types when automatically locking upon open

The Desktop Plugins provide the ability to set file locking preferences. The following preference results in files being locked when they are opened: Always lock Connections files when opening and unlock when publishing changes. While this may be ...
8 months ago in 12. Desktop Plugins 0 Under Consideration

Track Read events by Connections Desktop Plugin in Metrics

Regarding documentation at ... Read events originate from Connections Desktop Plugin are currently NOT tracked by Metrics (limitation confirm...
8 months ago in 12. Desktop Plugins 1 Under Consideration

Hide Desktop Plugin for Windows icon option during installation

Add an option to hide Desktop Plugin icon for Windows during installation process.
11 months ago in 12. Desktop Plugins 0 Under Consideration

Add views in the desktop plugin to show all locked files (in personal and community files!)

With locking now becoming more prevalent now the desktop plugin allows for automatic locking (great addition!), it would be great to add views to easily identify locked files: Each person should have a view that shows all files locked by them, reg...
12 months ago in 12. Desktop Plugins 0 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.
about 1 year ago in 12. Desktop Plugins 3 Under Consideration

Change default value of overwriting a newer version via desktop-plugin

In case a user is working in an outdated version of a file in Connections saved as a local draft e.g. and tries to upload this version as the newest version to Connections, the plug-in prompts the user that the server file has changed since the us...
almost 2 years ago in 12. Desktop Plugins 0 Under Consideration

Show more than 500 files in files / plugin

Each Community (own files, shared files) is limited to 500 shown files - independent of the actual number of files in the community (e.g. 600).
almost 2 years ago in 12. Desktop Plugins 1 Under Consideration

Notes Plugin for Connections Activities needs Community awareness

The Connections plugin for Notes misses in the Activities integration a critical feature. It's not "Community aware". Plugin cannot: Create a new activity in the context of a community Tasks created in a community activitiy (that is available when...
about 2 years ago in 12. Desktop Plugins 0 Under Consideration

Please consider to register the desktop plug-ins version used by the users

Hello, as MSP we have thousand of users registered on our environment and it could be really helpful having in some database tables the version of the desktop plugin used , at least for tenant. This could guarantee a better user management and a m...
about 2 years ago in 09. Administration / 12. Desktop Plugins 0 Under Consideration