Copy or Move files into the Shared Folder

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  • Double-click on the Home icon on your desktop.


  • You are now looking at the files in your Home folder.
  • Find the folder or file that you want to copy to the Shared folder
  • Right-click on the folder or file and choose Copy


  • You will see a confirmation in the lower-left corner that your selection was copied to the clipboard.
  • Close the file manager window by clicking the X in the upper-right corner.


  • Double-click on the SharedFiles icon on your desktop.


  • You are now looking at the files in the Shared folder.
  • Navigate to where you want to place your files.
  • Right-click in the white space and choose Paste
  • Your files have now been copied to the Shared folder.


  • You should double-check the permissions to make sure that other people who have access to the Shared folder can access these files.
  • Right-click on the folder or file you just pasted and choose Properties.


  • Make sure Group: is set to shared
  • Make sure Folder access: is set to Create and delete files
  • Make sure File access: is set to Read and write
  • Click on the Apply Permissions to Enclosed Files button
  • Click the Close button