Amazon WorkDocs
User Guide

Organizing and Editing Files and Folders

The following topics discuss how you can organize and edit files and folders in the Amazon WorkDocs web client.

Creating Folders

To create a folder

  1. In the web client, open the folder in which to create the new folder.

  2. Choose New, Folder.

  3. Enter the folder name, then choose Create.

If your site administrator has enabled Hancom Online Editing, you can also create new files in the web client. For more information, see Using Hancom Online Editing.

Renaming and Moving Folders and Files

You can change the name of a folder or file by performing the following steps.

To rename a folder or file

  1. In the web client, select the folder or file to be renamed.

  2. For Actions, choose More..., Rename.

  3. Enter the new name, then press the Enter key.

To move a folder or file

  1. In the web client, select the folder or file to be moved.

  2. For Actions, choose More..., Move.

  3. In the dialog box, navigate to the target folder and choose Move.

Note

When you move a folder, all of the files and folders within the folder are moved along with it. To move multiple files at the same time, move them all into the same folder, and then move the folder.

Editing Files

You can edit a file in the web client. When you save your edits to a file, the changes are saved to Amazon WorkDocs as a new file version.

To edit a file

  1. In the web client, select or open the file.

  2. Choose Edit, Desktop app.

    Note

    If your site administrator has enabled a collaborative editing feature, you can select that option to edit your file. For more information, see Feedback and Collaborative Editing.

  3. If Amazon WorkDocs Companion isn’t installed, follow the prompts to install it.

  4. After installing Amazon WorkDocs Companion, the file opens on your computer for editing. Choose whether to lock the file while you edit it.

  5. When you’re done editing, choose Save to automatically save your changes to Amazon WorkDocs as a new file version.

If you lock the file, you can unlock it when you're done with your changes. For more information about locking and unlocking files, see Locking and Unlocking Files.

For more information about Amazon WorkDocs Companion, see Edit Files Using Amazon WorkDocs Companion.

Deleting Folders and Files

When you delete a folder or file, it is moved to the recycle bin. If there are files or other folders in a deleted folder, they are moved to the recycle bin as well.

To delete folders or files

  1. In the web client, select the files or folders to be deleted.

  2. For Actions, choose More..., Delete.

Managing the Recycle Bin (Web Only)

Manage your Recycle bin in the web client.

To delete folders or files from the Recycle bin

  1. In the web client, choose Recycle bin.

  2. Select the folders or files to delete, and choose Delete.

  3. The folders or files are permanently deleted.

To restore folders or files from the Recycle bin

  1. In the web client, choose Recycle bin.

  2. Select the folders or files to restore, and choose Restore.

  3. The restored folders or files appear in MyDocs.