The users expect to have a single glass of pane visibility into key attributes to manage better the activities they need to perform while getting their job done more efficiently and effectively. With the new home dashboard available to the users, the users can gain upfront visibility into the recent files and the bookmarked folders in one single view enabling them to have a better and more efficient collaboration experience like opening the recently accessed files and navigating to the bookmarked folders much faster. 

The users can set the home dashboard as their default view such that they land on the home dashboard when they log in. 

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The buttons shown at the bottom of the home dashboard will depend on the type of user seeing the dashboard. The administrator will see all three buttons, as shown in the screenshot above. The power user will not see the “All Private Folders” button, while the standard user will not see any buttons.

 

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What are the widgets available in the home dashboard?

What information is displayed in the "Recent Files" widget?

How many recent files are displayed in the "Recent Files" widget? 

Can I open the files directly from the "Recent Files" widget?

What information is displayed in the "Bookmarks" widget?

Can I navigate to the bookmarked folders from the "Bookmarks" widget?

Can I remove the bookmarked folders from the "Bookmarks" widget?

How can I mark the home dashboard as my default view? 

Why am I seeing only two buttons in the bottom section of the home dashboard? 

Why am I not seeing any buttons in the bottom section of the home dashboard? 

Can I customize the home dashboard? 

 

Marking the Home Dashboard as the Default View

The new home dashboard can be marked as the default view by the user by clicking on the link "Set as the default view", as shown in the screenshot below. 

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Once the user marks any other folder as their default view, the home dashboard will no longer be the default view for that user.

Opening a Recent File from the Home Dashboard

The user can open any recent files displayed on the home dashboard by clicking on the file name. 

Navigating to a Bookmarked Folder from the Home Dashboard 

The user can navigate to any bookmarked folders displayed on the home dashboard by clicking on the folder name. 

Removing a Bookmarked Folder from the Home Dashboard 

The user can remove any of the bookmarked folders displayed on the home dashboard by clicking on the "Remove bookmark" icon, as shown in the screenshot below. 

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The user will be prompted for confirmation to remove the bookmark as shown below, and only upon user confirmation the bookmark will be removed. 

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If the user removed any bookmarks from the home dashboard, the same would get reflected under the bookmarks menu item on the left menu bar.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the widgets available in the home dashboard?

Currently, only two widgets are available in the home dashboard - one showing the recent files accessed by the user and the other showing user’s bookmarked folders – enabling the users to have visibility into the recently accessed files and bookmarked folders in one single view.

What information is displayed in the "Recent Files" widget?

The "Recent Files" widget displays the recent files accessed or uploaded by the user. The most recent ten files are currently listed with an option to sort the list by the "Last Accessed" information. The list is sorted in descending order by default. 

How many recent files are displayed in the "Recent Files" widget? 

The most recent ten files are currently listed with an option to sort the list by the "Last Accessed" information. The list is sorted in descending order by default.

Can I open the files directly from the "Recent Files" widget?

Yes, the user can open any recent files displayed on the home dashboard by clicking on the file name. 

What information is displayed in the "Bookmarks" widget?

The "Bookmarks" widget displays the user's bookmarked folders. The user also gets an option to remove the bookmarked folders directly from the home dashboard.  

Can I navigate to the bookmarked folders from the "Bookmarks" widget?

Yes, the user can navigate to any bookmarked folders displayed on the home dashboard by clicking on the folder name. 

Can I remove the bookmarked folders from the "Bookmarks" widget?

Yes, the user can remove any of the bookmarked folders displayed on the home dashboard by clicking on the "Remove bookmark" icon. Please refer to the Removing a bookmarked folder from the home dashboard section for more details. 

How can I mark the home dashboard as my default view? 

The new home dashboard can be marked as the default view by the user by clicking on the link "Set as the default view". Please refer to the Marking home dashboard as the default view section for more details. 

Why am I seeing only two buttons in the bottom section of the home dashboard? 

The buttons shown at the bottom of the home dashboard depend on the type of user seeing the dashboard. The administrator sees all three buttons, whereas the power user does not see the “All Private Folders” button, and the standard user does not see any buttons.

Why am I not seeing any buttons in the bottom section of the home dashboard? 

The buttons shown at the bottom of the home dashboard depend on the type of user seeing the dashboard. The administrator sees all three buttons, whereas the power user does not see the “All Private Folders” button, and the standard user does not see any buttons.

Can I customize the home dashboard? 

No, currently, customization options are not supported for the home dashboard.