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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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Show file is locked icon when in "Show All" inside Community

In the Overview page in your Community, you can see behind the file a locked-icon. This icon dissapears when you press show all. In the All Files overview, you cannot see if the file is locked or not, you have to open it first.
about 3 years ago in 03. Files 0 Under Consideration

Option to transfer ownership without losing file access

The current version 6.5.x of Connections allows the owner of a file to transfer ownership of a single or multiple files. The current owner loses control of the file completely. Please provide an option to allow the previous owner to act as editor ...
over 3 years ago in 03. Files 0 Under Consideration

ODBC access to community stored files

currently files can be only accessed for download/editing/preview. However files jointly maintained in a community should be also used as a source for reporting tools (e.g. Tableau). Ensuring ODBC connectivity will allow multiple tools being able ...
over 3 years ago in 03. Files 0 No Plans to Implement

use email to upload files in a community

It would be useful being able to upload files through email with versioning support. Each folder within the community should be assigned a specific email address, in order to properly store different files in different community folders. This woul...
over 3 years ago in 03. Files 0 No Plans to Implement

Use sFTP protocol for Community file upload

It would be useful being able to upload files through sFTP, with versioning support. Each folder within the community to be handled as part of the sFTP path for properly store different files in different community folders. This would allow groups...
over 3 years ago in 03. Files 0 No Plans to Implement

Select all Files

Please offer an possibility for an user to select all files with one click, e.g. when a user tries to transfer ownership of his files (more then 2000) to another user. As the My Files page is a scrolling page, the user is forced to first scroll do...
over 3 years ago in 03. Files 0 Under Consideration

Remove Connections Files Sync from Dock on MacOS

Connections files syncs should work like the other applications dropbox, onedrive, box etc. The icon on dock needs to be removed, and only the icon on menu bar
over 3 years ago in 03. Files 0 Under Consideration

Allow community owners to decide how they want the files in their community sorted

Currently files in community files/folders are sorted by last edit date. Sometimes owners want it to be sorted alphabetically. Please allow community owners a setting to do this. As an example, in CCM libraries this is also possible .
over 3 years ago in 03. Files 0 No Plans to Implement

When sorting files alphabetically by name, the WebUI is prioritizing capital letters over lowercase

When sorting files alphabetically by name, the WebUI is prioritizing capital letters over lowercase Example of alphabetic file name sorting in the Desktop Plugin: AAA.xlsx Abb.xlsx Acc.xlsx ADD.xlsx Example of alphabetic file name sorting in the W...
over 3 years ago in 03. Files 0 Future Consideration

Video Playback on Apple Devices

The integrated video player, which is used to preview videos uploaded to Files, does not work in Safari on macOS nor in Mobile Safari on iOS or iPadOS. Please upgrade the player to support those devices.
over 3 years ago in 03. Files 2 Already Exists