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Home : Support : Product Updates : QuantumCMS 5.0 File Manager

QuantumCMS 5.0 File Manager

In QuantumCMS 5, we have introduced a brand new file manager. The file manager is based on a third party, JavaScript-based tool that we’ve themed and customized for QuantumCMS. It includes a new interface and new features such as moving files via drag-and drop, simultaneous multiple file upload, and basic image editing.

Accessing the File Manager

As usual, you can access the file manager through the Image Properties dialog within the content editor and on File and Redirection pages. However, you may notice there is no longer a Files tab in the left panel. Instead, we’ve replaced that with a Files button that will open the new file manager in a new window.

You may now also access the file manager on the Linked Pages screen to associate an image with a link. Note: this feature may require updates to your page templates.

New Interface

I’m sure that you’ll notice that the new file manager looks a lot different than the old. We think this is a good thing as we find the new interface to be more intuitive and feature-rich than our previous file manager.

The file manager has three primary components: the toolbar at the top, file tree on the left*, and file list on the right.

*The file tree is disabled in Internet Explorer 7 due to compatibility issues.

Toolbar Icons

Here is a breakdown of the toolbar icons and their functions:

Drag and Drop

You can move files and folder by dragging and dropping them onto the desired folder.

In modern browsers including Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Opera, you can drag files from your computer directly into the file manager to quickly upload them to the server.