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Preview a File from File Manager

Preview a file from any File Manager folder.

Preview a File from File Manager

Preview any of the following file types that File Manager supports to preview:

  • GIF

  • JPG

  • MP4

  • ODP

  • ODT

  • OGG

  • PDF

  • PNG

The File Manager package is required to view a file in File Manager. The File Manager package is not available in the ProcessMaker open-source edition. Contact ProcessMaker Sales or ask your ProcessMaker sales representative how the File Manager package can be installed in your ProcessMaker instance.

Follow these steps to view a file from File Manager:

  1. View File Manager. File Manager displays.

  2. View one of the following folders in File Manager:

  3. Do one of the following:

    • Click anywhere in the row containing the file to view.

    • Click the View iconfor the file to view.

    The selected file displays in preview, as an example shows below. If viewing a supported file type, use that previewer's navigation to browse the file.

    If the file is not a supported file type that File Manager previews, the following message displays: This file is an unsupported file type.. Click the download button to continue. Click the Download button to download the file.

  4. Do any of the following:

    • Click the Information iconto view the following details about the selected file:

      • URL to the file: File Manager displays a direct link to the selected file.

      • When and whom added the file: File Manager displays the datetime and the ProcessMaker user that added the selected file to File Manager.

      • When and whom last modified the file: File Manager displays the datetime and the ProcessMaker user who last modified the selected file in File Manager. A file is modified in File Manager when it is renamed.

      • File type: File Manager displays the selected file's type by its MIME extension.

      • File size: File Manager displays the file size of the selected file.

      The Information icon is selected by default.

    • Click the Download iconto download the selected file.

    • Click the Comments iconto view or post comments about the selected file. See File Comments.

    • Click the Share iconto share the selected file with another ProcessMaker user. See Share a File from File Manager.

    • Click the Star iconto indicate or not indicate that the selected file is important to you. Follow these guidelines:

      • Star a file: Click the outlined Star iconwhen that icon is not solid-coloredto star this file. The Starred Files folder in File Manager contains this file with all other files you deem important.

      • Unstar a file: Click the solid-colored Star iconwhen that icon is not outlinedto unstar this file.

File preview in File Manager

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