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03. Files

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Continue uploading files from large dataset even if one file fails to transfer

When uploading a large number of files (for example, 2000 image files), if one file fails to upload, the upload process stops until the client manually continues the process. Request is for better functionality to 1) Retry the failed upload automa...
about 5 years ago in 03. Files 0 Under Consideration

Extra field in the "All Community Files" list

We like to have an extra column in the "All Community Files" list so that we can see which of these files is shared in one or more folders (just the way we can see the # of views) We need this option to easily check: a) if all files are put in a f...
about 5 years ago in 03. Files 0 Under Consideration

"Link to files" hangs with large amount of files in library

Since IBM Connections 5.5, the implementation of the "Link to files" dialogue around files pagination has changed compared to previous release. When you open "Link to files" for linking files into Activities, Wikis, Blogs etc, the dialogue uses se...
about 5 years ago in 03. Files 1 Future Consideration

Create single hierarchical view for files & folders

Currently users have to choose whether they want to view the files view or the folders view. Many don't understand how this work and are mystified that when they go to the folder view they don't see the files that are not in a folder (which they w...
about 5 years ago in 03. Files 1 Under Consideration

Create one single repository for all files & attachments so behavior is uniform across all elements of IBM Connections

Currently personal files, community files, (if available) CCM files, blog attachments, forum attachments, wiki attachments and activity attachments are all stored in individual and separate file repositories with their own limits, behaviors and op...
about 5 years ago in 03. Files 2 No Plans to Implement

access all files by a "normal" UNC path / SMB share

we would like to access files like normal files on a harddisk or network share. 2 main reasons: - use links between files (e.g. in excel formula) - automatically upload and update (new version) files by copy or by a file generation tool
about 5 years ago in 03. Files 0 No Plans to Implement

Rename Pinned to Favorites in Files

The "Pinned" term is confusing and incorrect. A pinned item usually refers to something that is automatically shown at the top of the list (like it is used in forums for instance) but in Files "Pinned" files are listed in a separate view. This beh...
about 5 years ago in 03. Files 0 Future Consideration

Allocating personal files in an existing community folder structure

Users should be able to share personal files with a community and assign them to an existing folder structure, so that the owner (a single person) can spread one file in multiple communities, and update the file only once.
about 5 years ago in 03. Files 0 No Plans to Implement

Enable sharing of folders on lower levels

Sharing of folders is only possible on highest level. As an owner you need to give access to the parent folder in order to make people access the ones on lower hierarchies. We would like to be able to share a folder from personal space on a lower ...
about 5 years ago in 03. Files 0 No Plans to Implement

Remove File versions from version x like you can with Wiki's

When you want to remove older versions of a file, you have to remove them one by one. It would be very helpful if we can remove multiple versions or have an option "Remove from version .. " !
about 5 years ago in 03. Files 0 Under Consideration