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Requesting additional functionality for File Sync within Connections Desktop Plugin

We are requesting the following improvements be made to File Sync when using the Connections Desktop Plugin:
  1. Ability to sync files that belong to a community, not an individual (this already works in the mobile app, and is part of the reason for the expectation this would work)
  2. Abililty to sync a whole folder without selecting individual files. This is key to ensuring that people pick up files that are newly added to folders they care about.
  3. Ability to sync all folders in a community.
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  • Jul 24 2018
  • Future consideration
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  • Avatar40.8f183f721a2c86cd98fddbbe6dc46ec9
    Guest commented
    August 01, 2018 07:22

    To me this opens up a deeper discussion about the best practice for desktop file sync:

    - sync on demand is great, have the files locally that I currently have used, older disappearing after a number of - say - 60 days

    - pinning files that I really want to keep with me

     

    this way you never need to do housekeeping, all which is of interest to you is automatically with you. If you really need to cache (notice the term) a complete folder locally, you should be able to do so, so „cache“ and „pin to local disk“ are the two options I am looking for. 

     

    Reasons for this request are large projects and comparable small local disks. We need something that does not mess up my disk space and that does not waste my time for housekeeping the file copies.

     

    open a file -> cached for 60 days. Open it again, counter reset to 60 days.

     

    pin that file -> cache forever.

     

    options should be available to cache a folder - or to pin it.

  • Avatar40.8f183f721a2c86cd98fddbbe6dc46ec9
    Guest commented
    November 13, 2018 14:07

    I'm looking for this feature too.

    The possibility to connect to a community with a tool like CMISYNC, for instance.

    there's an CMIS API ready.