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Sharing multiple folders

Garren
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Good day, Please assist with the scenario with regards to sharing folders.

I have a main folder (not shared - let's call it level A), within this folder there are 10 other folders (Level B), each shared to a different email address. I want to create subfolders (Level C) within these individual folders.

1. Will this be allowed?

2. If not, can I share folders (Level C) that I want with individuals and then drag and drop them into Level A?

3. Will I be able to share folders (Level C) that I want with individuals and then drag and drop them into Level B?

I am trying to find a way to share multiple folders with one individual but have a single folder with all the shared folders to identify who I have shared it with and what I am sharing i.e. Applications, Marketing Brochures, Claim Forms etc.

Thanks

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Lusil
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Makes complete sense, @Garren

 

So, if Folder B is shared with Anna and you create new folders (in level C) inside it, they will automatically be shared with Anna. 

 

You can add more members to Folder B, and they will also have access to any files and folders included in it. 


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Lusil
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Hi there @Garren, thanks for checking in with us. 

 

You can indeed have different subfolders (in level B) shared with different users and you can continue to add new folders/files (in level C). 

 

Just note that users will only be able to access items in the shared folder that they have access to. As such, if you move items outside of their shared folders, members won't be able to view them. 

 

I hope this helps, but let me know if you have any other questions. Cheers!


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Garren
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Hi @Lusil,

 

Thank you for the feedback and very positive answer - it has just made my life so much easier.

 

I have one question with regards to the Level C folders - if I create a new folder in Level C, do I have to share that folder or will it share itself if I create a new folder in Level B?

 

For instance:

Level A - Main Folder not shared

Level B - Sub folders and is shared. Each folder shared to a specific person for Anna, Joe and Steve

Level C - sub sub-folder = if I create 3 folders at this level under Anna's folder would I need to share each one or will it automatically reflect on thier side? 

 

I hope I'm making sense.

 

Regards

Lusil
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Makes complete sense, @Garren

 

So, if Folder B is shared with Anna and you create new folders (in level C) inside it, they will automatically be shared with Anna. 

 

You can add more members to Folder B, and they will also have access to any files and folders included in it. 


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