File names, file descriptions and metadata can be edited at any time.
Editing a single file
To edit the name, description, or metadata of a single file, click on the file and you will see all information about the file in the Sidebar.
Or double-click on the file to view a larger preview and edit the information in the Sidebar.
In the Sidebar you can view and edit the following settings for this file:
- Name – file name.
- Description – file description.
- Tags – add tags/keywords that describe the file (remember to press enter after each keyword). Read more about Metadata.
- Author – add an author name if this makes sense to your workflow.
- Copyright – add a copyright note if there are any specific restrictions in this file usage.
- Expiration – choose an expiration date if you want this item to expire. Read more.
- File links – will open a window where you can copy the direct link to the file, or to some predefined lower resolution versions (images only). Can be used to embed the file on other websites, in emails, social media outlets, and more.
Edit multiple files
Using keyboard shortcuts, you can select multiple files.
To select multiple consecutive files:
- Select the first item.
- Press and hold Shift.
- Click the last item.
To select multiple non-consecutive files:
- Press and hold Ctrl (control on Windows) or ⌘ (command on Mac).
- Select all files you want.
Then click the Context menu icon in the sidebar and choose Edit multiple files.
A window will pop up where you can edit the following settings for the files you have selected:
- Description – files description.
- Tags – add tags/keywords that describe the selected files (remember to press enter after each keyword). Read more about Metadata.
- Author – add a author name for the selected files. Read more about Metadata.
- Copyright – add a copyright note for the selected files. Read more about Metadata.
- Expiration – choose an expiration date for the selected files. Read more.
Simply make the desired changes and click UPDATE FILES to save the changes.