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The following is the layout of the Amazon WorkDocs web client navigation view.


                        Amazon WorkDocs web client navigation view layout

1 - Files Pane

2 - Folder Navigation Controls

3 - Content Controls

4 - View Controls

5 - View Pane

6 - User Control Pane

Files Pane

The files pane contains the following controls.

My Documents

Displays your root folder.

Shared with Me

Displays a list of the files that have been shared with you.

Awaiting my Feedback

Displays a list of the files for which your feedback has been requested.

Out for Review

Displays a list of the files that you have shared with others.

Recent Files

Displays the files you have viewed most recently.

Recycle Bin

Displays the folders and files that have been deleted. Deleted folders and files are moved to the Recycle Bin and are kept there for a minimum of 30 days so they can be recovered if needed.

To restore a file or folder that is in your Recycle Bin, place a check mark next to the item or items to be restored and choose Restore.

To permanently delete an item that is in your Recycle Bin, place a check mark next to the item or items to be deleted and choose Delete.

You can empty your Recycle Bin by de-selecting all items and choosing Empty Recycle Bin in the Recycle Bin.

Folder Navigation Controls

The folder navigation controls display the name of the current folder and can be used to navigate up in the folder hierarchy. You can move up one level in the folder hierarchy by choosing the folder up icon ( 
                            folder up icon
                        ) in the navigation controls area.

Content Controls

The content controls provide controls for adding and removing files and folders.

View Controls

The view controls allow you to change the way the view pane displays files and folders. You can change the sort order of the items as well as switch between list and tile view.

You can view the items in the view pane in either tile view or list view. You change to list view by choosing the list view icon ( 
                            list view icon
                        ) in the view controls. You change to tile view by choosing the tile view icon ( 
                            tile view icon
                        ) icon in the view controls.

View Pane

The view pane displays the contents of the currently selected folder.

To get to an existing folder, click the folder name and the contents of the folder are displayed. You can see your current folder location in the breadcrumb trail at the top of the view pane. You can get to any folder in the hierarchy by selecting the folder name in the breadcrumb trail.

To open a file, click the file name and the file opens in the file view.

Folder Menu

To display the menu for a folder, click anywhere on the folder line except the folder name. The folder menu is displayed above the list.


                                Amazon WorkDocs web client folder menu

The folder menu gives you access to the following folder commands:

Share

Allows you to share the folder with other users. For more information, see Sharing a Folder.

Delete

Allows you to delete the folder. For more information, see Deleting a Folder.

Rename

Allows you to rename the folder. For more information, see Renaming a Folder.

Move

Allows you to move the folder. For more information, see Moving a Folder.

File Menu

To display the menu for a file, click anywhere on the file line except the file name. The file menu is displayed above the list.


                                Amazon WorkDocs web client file menu

The file menu gives you access to the following folder commands:

Share

Allows you to share the file with other users. For more information, see Sharing a Folder or File.

Download

Allows you to download the file. For more information, see Downloading Files.

Delete

Allows you to delete the file. For more information, see Deleting Files.

Rename

Allows you to rename the file. For more information, see Renaming Files.

Move

Allows you to move the file. For more information, see Moving Files.

Share link

Allows you to create a link to the file that you can share with others. For more information, see Creating a Shared Link.

User Control Pane

The user control pane provides the following controls.

User Profile

You can update your user profile in the Amazon WorkDocs web client by clicking on your name in the Amazon WorkDocs user control pane. On this page, you can change the following items:

  • Your profile photograph

  • Timezone

  • Password (applies to cloud directories only; to change your password in a connected directory, contact your system administrator for instructions)

You cannot use the web client to change your name or email address. Contact your Amazon WorkDocs administrator if you need to change these.

Administration

Note

This control is only available to Amazon WorkDocs administrators.

This control displays the administration dashboard. For more information, see Administration Dashboard in the Amazon WorkDocs Administration Guide.

Download Apps

This control takes you to the Amazon WorkDocs client app download page.

Logout

This control logs you out of the Amazon WorkDocs web client.