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Status Under Consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 24, 2018

Improvement to files linked in Activity Stream

When a user adds a file to the AS and saves it, fellow users see a link for pdf & doc ,but for images they see a thumbnail preview. The current functionality is by clicking the link under the file the file is downloaded. Clicking the file title or around it activated the EE flyout. This generates a preview of the file (or image) Again clicking the thumbnail calls the file to be downloaded. We feel the correct action should be the file gets loaded in a preview (even if only for images), and also this requires 2 mouse clicks which is not easily seen and understood by users. I did not see the preview link and my users did neither. Also, it takes two clicks and good eyesight to find it. So maybe it is worth considering opening a Preview as default when clicking on an image as I assume most Connections users will probably want to keep the file in Connections and work with it there rather than download it in the first place.
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