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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 7, 2021

Navigation to folders filled in from the document properties dialog

From IBM Navigator, when a document is filled in multiple folders, a user can go in the "document -> properties" dialog, in the "folders filled in..." tab to see all location where the document is filed. From this dialog/tab with the list of location, the folder and/or the path are not link/hyperlink, there is no possibility for the end user to open directly the wanted containing folder (he must retain the path and navigate himself to the folder). From ACCE, if you do the same operation and check the "folders filled in", there's the link to navigate directly to the containing folder.


For the user experience and the navigation easyness, we would like to have the link in navigator as it's done in ACCE.

Idea Priority Urgent
Why is it useful?

Because users cannot easily switch from a document to the folders in which it is filed to see related folder information and other documents filled in the same folder.

Who would benefit from this IDEA? Daily worker, user, especially the one using both Content Services and BAW because most documents are in cases as well as in ECM file plan