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Latest news/updates on Strathcloud :

02/06/2016 - "Drive Mapper" - Access your Sharefile data as though it was a mapped drive

You can now access your Sharefile data as though it was a mapped drive, using the "Drive Mapper" app.  Simply log in to the web interface, click on "Apps", scroll down to the "Drive Mapper" section, click "Download", and follow the installation instructions.

You will need to configure the drive mapper before you can use it.  As per most of the Strathcloud apps, the setup will prompt you for your email address and password, at which point you must leave those boxes blank, click "Login with my company credentials", then enter "strathcloud" as your subdomain.

Once complete, you will have an "S: drive" in Windows Explorer / File Explorer, and under that, you will see your Strathcloud Files and Folders including a folder named 'Network Shares' providing access to your H: and I: Drive.

OK, so what's the advantage of "drive mapper"?

It gives you another way to access your Strathcloud files.  You already have the web interface, or the mobile apps and "Sync for Windows" app, and for most people, these are sufficient.  Drive mapper may be useful if you're short of disc-space on your PC (as it doesn't sync anything to the PC), or if you want to write programmatically to your Strathcloud files, or if you just like this particular way of working with Strathcloud.

29/01/2016 - "Network Shares" - Access your H: and i: drive through Strathcloud

You can now access your H: and i: drive through Strathcloud, on-campus or off-campus, using a feature called “Network Shares”.  Once connected through Strathcloud, you can upload files to H: and i:, download files from there, delete files, create folders, or delete folders, in accordance with whatever permissions you normally have on the mapped drives.

Please click here for further details.

21/12/2015 - Checkout and check-in features now available

You can now check-out and check-in files in Strathcloud.  This can be very useful when you're working from a shared folder, and you want to avoid clashes, from two people editing a file at the same time.

To use this, go to the web interface, select a file, and click "check out".

Alternatively, if you have configured your sync tool to sync your shared folders, then you can also do it from your local Sharefile folder.  Just navigate to the file in File Explorer / My Computer, right-click the file, select "Sharefile", then select "Checkout".

For more information, search for "checkout" on the Citrix website.