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File Manager - Show filetype as summary field

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Community Member, 11 Posts

30 June 2014 at 8:15am

Hi everybody,

is it possible to show the filetype as a summary field column inside file manager? If you Upload several files with the same name in the same folder you can't see a difference without clicking "edit".

See image attached.

Thanks in advance,

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Community Member, 59 Posts

20 July 2014 at 3:21am

Same question please.....
Am uploading lots of files with same name and different suffix...



Forum Moderator, 267 Posts

20 July 2014 at 5:25pm

Hey this sounds like a good feature request, we are starting to use UserVoice to collect these, please go and log your request over at :)


Community Member, 11 Posts

5 August 2014 at 3:46am

Thanks camfindlay. I did that.

Everybody who has the same problem or thinks this is a good idea vote here: