Drive Files Upload as copy or link will allow users to add Drive Files as COPY or LINK in Apps → Attachments, while adding an Item in the App, users can upload a file from the Drive in Attachments tab as a copy or link.


Upload Drive Files as Copy Or Link

  • Go to the Apps module, open any App which opens a new Item box and click on 'Attachments Tab'.


  • Click on + icon to add a new attachment.

 

  • Select option 'SELECT FROM DRIVE' from the Fab (+) icon.

 

  • Select the File to be uploaded from Drive.

 

  • By default, the 'Insert As' at the bottom will be pointing to 'Drive Link'. User can choose between 

a. Drive Link 

Adds the selected drive File(s) as a Link, which would mean the File is always a POINTER to the actual file and is not detached. 

b. Copy File

Adds the selected drive File(s) as a Copy, which would mean the File is a COPY of the Parent File selected from Drive. 


  • User can update the Upload Type/Insert As from 'Drive Link to Copy File' and click on 'Done' 

 

Tablet:

The functionality/feature remains same as that of the desktop version. 

 

Phone:

The functionality/feature remains same as that of the desktop version. 


 

  • After uploading the file, small  icon next to the checkbox is shown indicting the Insert Type and on hover show an inline text as either 'ADDED AS FILE COPY' or 'INSERT AS FILE LINK'

 

  • If you add Insert file Link, the icon will appear next to the checkbox and on hover show text as 'INSERT AS FILE LINK' which will indicate to the User how the file was inserted from Drive. 


How To?

How to Search Drive Files - Desktop

How to Search Drive Files - Mobile

How to Open Files in Smartapp Sketch™ - Desktop

How to Open Files in Smartapp Sketch™ - Mobile

How to Make Drive Items Available Offline


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Last Updated: Aug-08-22