How do I upload files to Resources or File Drop?
You can use the Drag-and-Drop option in Resources to upload files that are 250 MB or smaller. A WebDAV connection will allow you to upload files that are larger than 250 MB.
For more information on upload limits, please see our What are quotas and upload limits?
Choose how to view the steps.
Go to Resources or File Drop.
Select the Resources or File Drop tool from the Tool Menu of your site.
Select Actions, then Upload Files.
- To the right of the folder where you would like to place the files, select the Actions menu.
- Select Upload Files.
Note: On mobile devices or small screens, the Actions menu displays as a down arrow icon.
Drag and drop files to upload or select to choose files.
Drag files from your computer and drop them into the Drop files to upload box, or click anywhere in the box to select files from your computer.
Preview files to be uploaded.
A gray placeholder box indicating each file you have selected will display in the files to upload box with the file size listed.
Note: Very large files will not upload.
If you try to upload a file that is larger than 250 MB using Drag-and-Drop upload, an X will display on the file's placeholder box in the preview screen. If you hover your mouse over the X, you will see a warning that the file is too big, and the max file size is 250 MB.
A WebDAV connection will allow you to upload files that are larger than 250 MB.
For more information on upload limits, please see What are quotas and upload limits?
Set availability. (Optional)
By default, files are Visible to site participants once they are uploaded. If desired, you can select to make the files Hidden.
Notify site participants of the file upload. (Optional)
You can choose to send an automatic email notification to site participants with links to the files you have uploaded.
By default, No notification is sent. Select High - All participants to send an email to everyone in your UVACollab site who can access the files. Select Low - Not received by those who have opted out to send an email only to those who have chosen to receive Resources notifications in their preferences.
Note: If the files are uploaded to a folder that is only available to a specific group, only members of that group will receive the email notification.
View files in Resources.
The files are placed within the selected folder.