Creating Folder Sections

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Creating Folder Sections

Folder Section

It is important to be aware of your organization overall folder structure. The main purpose of folders is to organize content to match the expected functionality of the data in the organization. The Folder Section setting should be considered carefully as part of an overall folder structure or even after a folder structure is established.


In Docsvault, you can create and manage Folder Sections consistently by configuring it for each cabinet/folder that are created. Folder Sections can further be customized by selecting the unique color for each section which appears as the tabs in the folder. There is no limit on the number of documents that can exist in a Folder Sections. Sub-folders are also allowed in Folder Sections.


To create the Folder Sections


In Properties dialog box, go to  the Section tab.

Select Apply these section to the current folder to create the sections to the current folder selected.

Select Apply these sections to all folders immediately under this folder to create the sections from the next level.  The sections will not be created on the current selected folder.

Click on the Add button to add a section. Enter the Section name and description.

Select the Color to colors every section tab in a unique color and makes them easy to distinguish while enhancing the appeal of the Docsvault interface.

You can specify a default folder section while creating Folder sections to automatically populate that section when importing files into this/these folder(s).

Select the Apply button to update the changes and OK to close the window.


Folder Section

Folder Section



In order to able to define Folder Sections in a site collection, the user must have 'Create Folder Section' system rights.




Assigning Sections


For example:

In Legal Industry, one can have multiple logical sections for their cases. For instance in a single folder 'Witnesses' , can have documents, audio, photos as sections .  Folder Sections provide the users with the ability to manage those sets of documents as a single collection in a folder.



When you import documents in a folder, select the section from the drop down list.


Folder Section

Folder Section




You can easily move files and folders between sections by simply dragging files or folders in one section and dropping them to tab of another section