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Restore deleted Folders in Community

In Connections Cloud communities. create a folder, and add some files.


Then "accidentally" delete the folder. -> there is no listing of a Folder in the Files Trash section so the Client assumes the data is lost.The files are still listed in the FIles section, so the workaround is to create a folder again and manually add in the files that were in the original Folder. This is impractical where a Community has 1,000's of Files...

  All files are listed in the Files section, however organizing them into folders doesn't move them from the Files listing, but rather links them to a folder. So deleting a folder doesn't delete the file contents. While this is counter intuitive your data should still be listed in the Files listing.

To rectify this you will simply need to create the Folder again and find the files among the Files listing  that were in (linked to) the deleted Folder and add them to the Folder. I understand this is somewhat or a design issue, and can be impractical where an organization may have thousands of files in the Files listing so I have created an enhancement request for this.

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  • Jul 24 2018
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  • Avatar40.8f183f721a2c86cd98fddbbe6dc46ec9
    Guest commented
    29 May 12:56pm

    @Rene Schimmer: You have been asking if "deleting folders by accident" happens quite often and therefore require "restore of deleted folders" ... the answer can be found here: https://connections-ideas.hcltechsw.com/ideas/IDEACNCTNS-I-568

  • Avatar40.8f183f721a2c86cd98fddbbe6dc46ec9
    Guest commented
    5 Mar 10:00am

    It is also URGENTLY needed for Connections On Premise (MS Desktop Plugin and Web)

    Thanks

  • Avatar40.8f183f721a2c86cd98fddbbe6dc46ec9
    Guest commented
    11 Feb, 2019 09:23am

    Same as https://connections.ideas.aha.io/ideas/IDEACNCTNS-I-227

     which is set to "Future consideration". If I understand the categorization correctly, it should be "Planned" as well.

  • Avatar40.8f183f721a2c86cd98fddbbe6dc46ec9
    Guest commented
    23 Jan, 2019 10:48am

    Would be a very important feature for us. We need this for the files app within communites!

  • Avatar40.8f183f721a2c86cd98fddbbe6dc46ec9
    Guest commented
    16 Jan, 2019 10:30am

    it´s also needed for "My folders" in Files app. --> The same for us!

  • Avatar40.8f183f721a2c86cd98fddbbe6dc46ec9
    Guest commented
    27 Aug, 2018 10:37am

    test

  • Avatar40.8f183f721a2c86cd98fddbbe6dc46ec9
    Guest commented
    13 Aug, 2018 06:12pm

    This is needed for all folders, not just for Communities Folders.

    We have several cases from clients where this is requested.

    Please add it to the "Planed" status.

    Thanks.

  • Avatar40.8f183f721a2c86cd98fddbbe6dc46ec9
    Guest commented
    10 Aug, 2018 01:34pm

    Not only for Communities, it´s also needed for "My folders" in Files app.

  • Avatar40.8f183f721a2c86cd98fddbbe6dc46ec9
    Guest commented
    10 Aug, 2018 09:29am

    What about CCM Folders?