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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.
Follow these steps to view a file from File Manager:
  1. 1.
    View File Manager. File Manager displays.
  2. 2.
    View one of the following folders in File Manager:
  3. 3.
    Do one of the following:
    • Click anywhere in the row containing the file to view.
    • Click the View icon
      for 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. 4.
    Do any of the following:
    • Click the Information icon
      to 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 user that added the selected file to File Manager.
      • When and whom last modified the file: File Manager displays the datetime and the 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 icon
      to download the selected file.
    • Click the Comments icon
      to view or post comments about the selected file. See File Comments.
    • Click the Share icon
      to share the selected file with another ProcessMaker user. See Share a File from File Manager.
    • Click the Star icon
      to indicate or not indicate that the selected file is important to you. Follow these guidelines:
      • Star a file: Click the outlined Star icon
        when that icon is not solid-colored
        to 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 icon
        when that icon is not outlined
        to unstar this file.
File preview in File Manager

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