How to create and manage a Shared Space or a folder ?

Read on to find out how to create and manage Shared Spaces or folder in LockFiles.

Only the Administrator account and Moderators can create and manage Shared Spaces. The Administrator account, Moderators and Folder Managers can create and manage folders.


Create a Shared Space

Shared Spaces are the parent spaces which will contain folders and files. You can create as many Shared Spaces as you like.

  • Step 1 : To create a Shared Space, click on the button mceclip0.png then on « Add folder » 


  • Step 2 : On the window that appears, choose the location of the new space. As you want to create a parent Shared Space, attach it to the root of the Shared Space directly. 



  • Step 4 : Then click on « Send » and the new Shared Space will appear on the left, in the Shared Space section among the other spaces.


Once the Shared Space is created, you can add as many folders and subfolders as you want.

Create a folder

Folders are used to segment a parent Shared Space into sub-spaces, in order to organize your files storage. You can have as many folders and folders sublevels as you like.

  • Step 1 : To create a folder, click on the button mceclip0.png then on « Folder » 


  • Step 2 : On the window that appears, you will be able to choose the Shared Space or parent folder to which you want to attach this new folder

🚨 If you create :

  • a first folder (level 1), choose to link it directly to the Shared Space
  • a child sub-folder (level 2, 3, etc.), select the parent folder to which your new folder will be attached



  • Step 4 : Click on « Send » and the new folder will appear in the chosen Shared Space or parent folder. 


Once the folder is created, you can then add as many child subfolders and files as you want. 

Rename a Shared Space or a folder

  • Step 1 : Go to the Shared Space or folder you want to rename

  • Step 2 : Next to the name in the right information panel, click on the pen mceclip1.png


  • Step 3 : Change the name of the Shared Space or folder, then click on « Validate ». 

Delete a Shared Space or a folder

  • Step 1 : Go to the chosen Shared Space or folder, and click on it, then on « Delete » in the information panel on the right.

  • Step 2 : Fill in the name of the chosen space in the window to confirm your choice, and validate. Your Shared Space or folder will be deleted, along with the files and subfolders it contains !
🚨Attention, the Shared Space will be deleted with all its content, and this action is irreversible.