How do I find folders?Find folders by looking at different lists of folders, and filtering the lists.
About this taskBefore you log in, you can see public folders. After you log in, you can find pinned folders, your own folders, folders shared with you, and public folders. To log in, click Log in and start sharing!.
In some folder lists, private folders are marked with a private icon , shared folders are marked with a shared icon , and public folders are marked with a public icon . If a folder is both public and shared with specific people, it is marked with a public icon. If you hover over the icon, help text explains that the folder is public and shared.
- Do any one of the following to find folders:
Option Description To find folders you pinned Click Pinned Folders in the navigation box. To pin a folder, click the thumbtack icon next to the folder. To find folders you created Click My Folders in the navigation box. To find folders people shared with you Click Folders Shared With Me in the navigation box. These are folders shared by other people specifically with you. To find public folders Click Public Folders in the navigation box.
- Do any of the following to filter a list of folders:
Option Description To show folders created by a specific person Expand the Created by filter and start typing a name. Click the name when it displays, or click the search icon. This is not available in My Folders. To search for folders by name Expand the Folder name filter and start typing a name. Click the name when it displays, or click the search icon. To show folders by whether and how they are shared Expand the Sharing filter in either the My Folders or Folders Shared With Me lists.
In the My Folders list click any of the following:
- with everyone (public)
- with specific people
- with no one (private)
In the Folders Shared With Me list click any of the following:
- and public
- and not public
To show folders you have contributor or owner access to Expand the Role filter, and then click contributor or owner.
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File Type Size File Name Created On image/x-png 1 KB private.png 4/6/11 7:00 PM image/x-png 1 KB shared.png 4/6/11 7:00 PM image/x-png 1 KB public.png 4/6/11 7:00 PM image/gif 1 KB pin.gif 4/6/11 7:00 PM