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Welcome to the HCL Connections Product Ideas Lab! The place where you can submit product ideas and enhancement request. We encourage you to participate by voting on, commenting on, and creating new ideas. All new ideas will be evaluated by the HCL Product Management & Engineering teams, and the next steps will be communicated. While not all submitted ideas will be executed upon, community feedback will play a key role in influencing which ideas are and when they will be implemented.

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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...
over 5 years ago in 03. Files 1 Under Consideration

Save the last setting on sorting files

User can sort the files to be listed by Name, Updated, Views, Comments and Likes but it does not keep the settings. This setting should be kept so the user don´t need to change it everytime.
about 1 year ago in 03. Files 0 Needs Review

Consistent file and folder handling - Community vs. my files - files vs. folders

It is not possible to share every type of file in every folder format. (e.g. my files in community folders). Search can find files but not folders or the files within a folder. There no consitancy in terms of usabilty and this is for many user a s...
over 5 years ago in 03. Files 3 Future Consideration

Allow users to remove themselves from a file shared with them

The list of "files shared with me" contains files other people shared with you and can be quite extensive. Sometimes these include files people are no longer interested in or feel they shouldn't have access to (GDPR). At the moment, only the origi...
over 3 years ago in 03. Files 0 Future Consideration

Make locked files more visible

Locked files have an icon indicating it in the list view and the custom view only. If a externally shared file is locked, there's no indicator in the grid view. Only the yellow link appears. If a file is locked, it should be more visible. Maybe so...
almost 2 years ago in 03. Files 1 Future Consideration

Upload PDF directly from Adobe Acrobat Reader to Connections

Hello, it would be a nice feature to upload a PDF file directly to Connections. When I have a open document in Adobe Reader --> save --> at Connections. Tags etc as following steps.
almost 5 years ago in 03. Files 3 No Plans to Implement

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...
over 5 years ago in 03. Files 2 No Plans to Implement

Share a personal file to community and its sub folder of community.

A user would like to share just one file from a community, with another user (without access to the community). We suggested to the user to move the file in "My files", and share the file with the user and share the file with the community. So far...
7 months ago in 03. Files 0 Needs Review

have different permissions on different files/folders in community files

It is not true that in a large project group, everybody is allowed to see everything. Subcommunities add too much complexity so please add permissions to files and folders, based on roles and names. Some more roles would help anyways (like LOB man...
over 5 years ago in 03. Files 2 Under Consideration

Optionally replace IBM docs with office online

Instead of using IBM docs for editing MSFT Office Files (which breaks them from time to time) we would prefer to use office online. An admin should be able to chose whether to use docs or officeOnline.
about 5 years ago in 03. Files 4 Future Consideration