You are here

Smart Folders terminology

Special terms used to describe Smart Folders.
Filing rule
A filing rule is specified in a Smart Folder Template and defines where a new file is stored in the repository, when it is uploaded to a Smart Folder. The filing rule also specifies the type and aspects that are applied to the new file, along with its property values.
Smart Folder
A Smart Folder displays the results of a query in a folder format. It is "smart", because there is no physical folder to represent it in the repository and the results are created dynamically. A Smart Folder can also contain a hierarchy of Smart Folders.
Smart Folder Template
A Smart Folder Template is a JSON file that is stored in Alfresco Content Services in Repository/Data Dictionary/Smart Folder Templates. When the template is run in a physical folder, a Smart Folder structure is created.

Sending feedback to the Alfresco documentation team

You don't appear to have JavaScript enabled in your browser. With JavaScript enabled, you can provide feedback to us using our simple form. Here are some instructions on how to enable JavaScript in your web browser.