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Folder Properties

The Folder Properties dialog box is used to set the properties of a selected folder.

There are the following tabs in this dialog box: General and Permission.

OK

Retains the settings and submits the task to server.

Cancel

Cancels any settings and closes the dialog box.

Reset

Discards your modifications and restores the dialog box to its default status.

Help

Displays the help document about this feature.

General

Specifies the general properties of the folder.

Folder Properties dialog - General tab

Resource Path

Shows the resource path.

Resource Node Name

Specifies the name for the folder.

Resource Type

Shows the type of the resource.

Resource Description

Specifies description of the folder.

Resource Real Path

Specifies the real path of the folder.

Last Modified

Shows the last time the folder was modified. This option is available to administrators.

Enable Resources from Real Paths

Specifies whether or not to enable getting resources from the folder's real path. Once enabled, the real path resources will be mapped into the resource node of the folder in the server resource tree and the server will always be able to get the resources and updates from the real path. For more information, refer to Getting and Using Resources from a Real Path.

Note: This option can only be selected when the Enable Resources from Real Paths option in the Administration > Configuration > Advanced page of the server console has also been selected.

[Custom Field Name]

Specifies value of the custom field for the folder. A custom field can be regarded as a resource property and is available when it is enabled.

Enable Linked Catalog

Enables to link the folder with a catalog.

If you have specified a linked catalog for the folder, then reports/library components and subfolders resided in the folder can inherit the linked catalog from the folder once their Enable Linked Catalog property is enabled.

If this option is unselected, the reports/library components and subfolders resided in the folder cannot inherit linked catalog.

  • Use Specified
    Links the folder with a catalog in the server resource tree.
  • Use Inherited
    Links the folder with the linked catalog inherited from its parent folder or from the server level if the folder is a built-in resource folder. Note that if the parent level does not enable linked catalog, you are not allowed to select this option.

Apply Archive Policy

Applies an archive policy to resource versions in the folder.

  • Archive as New Version
    Specifies to use multiple versions for the resources in the folder.
    • Maximum Number of Versions
      Specifies the maximum number of versions that will be listed in the version table of the resources. The default value is 0, which means that the version number is unlimited.
  • Replace Old Version
    Specifies to replace the old version when a new version is generated.

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Permission

Specifies permissions of roles/users/groups on the folder. Folder permissions can be inherited by the files and subfolders in the folder. This tab is available when the folder is in a public folder and when you have the Grant permission on the folder.

Folder Properties dialog - Permission tab

Enable Setting Permissions

Enables the setting of permissions.

Available

Lists the roles/users/groups to which you can assign permissions.

  • Role
    If the option is selected, all roles will be displayed in the Available box for you to assign permissions.
  • User
    If the option is selected, all users will be displayed in the Available box for you to assign permissions.
  • Group
    If the option is selected, all groups will be displayed in the Available box for you to assign permissions.

Add Item button

Adds the selected role, user or group to the Selected box.

Remove Item button

Removes the selected role, user or group from the Selected box.

Selected

Select a role/user/group in the Selected box and then select the permissions you would like the role/user/group to have on the folder.

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