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Windows Explorer Desktop PlugIn functions (not sync) for Mac

For Windows the Explorer PlugIn is available. It allows to view the contents of the file repository and to download and upload files. An upload creates a new version and asks for a description of the changes . In Windows as well the synchronization is available like for Mac. Unfortunately sync rarely (only if multiple authors work on a file) creates new versions and does not allow to indicate the changes. Please add the capabilities to create new versions and to access files without the need to synchronize these to a Mac. 

IBM Notes already has this kind of plugin available based on Eclipse. But not all Connections users run Notes and the Notes PlugIn does not run as good as the current Windows PlugIns. 

  • Guest
  • Aug 3 2018
  • No current plans to implement
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  • Guest commented
    30 Apr 09:50am

    definitly a must have !

  • Guest commented
    29 Apr 03:33pm

    Very very necesary, as without it I don't see how collaborating with my colleagues on files on ConnectPeople would be possible/feasable on Mac

  • Guest commented
    9 Jan, 2020 07:58am

    Indeed, same capabilities in Finder as in Windows Explorer is a must have. 

  • Guest commented
    30 Nov, 2019 12:09am

    Customer requests same Windows Desktop functionalities in Mac Desktop Plugin . Please consider add in a future version of the product

  • Guest commented
    19 Aug, 2019 10:03pm

    definitly a must have ! 

  • Guest commented
    2 Oct, 2018 12:41pm

    Same capabilities in Finder as in Windows Explorer is a must have. Do to technical restriction it seems it was not able with High Sierra and previous MacOS but since Mojave it should be possible. Microsoft is just previewing this capability with Files On Demand using OneDrive https://youtu.be/F9bD9O8I3P0?t=1057