Sections, workspaces and templates are grouped in domains. A domain can be considered as a mini-application in Nuxeo or a root in the application. Typically, you can use domains to open the application to two or more very different populations of users. For instance, you can have an "intranet" domain and an "extranet" domain. Domains can be totally independent or not, depending on the permissions you set on each domain.
When documents are finished and ready, they are published in sections. Traditionally opened to a wider audience than workspaces, sections are dedicated to content distribution and communication and are designed for content consultation. That is why users cannot change documents (edit or move them) in sections: documents published in sections are frozen versions of workspace documents.
In workspaces, you can create and manage your documents in folders. A folder works like a workspace, but the documents available for creation are limited. In a folder, you can create: documents, notes, files, collections and sub-folders.
There are two types of folders: regular folders and ordered folders. The difference between the two folder types is the way content is sorted.
Regular folders, called "Folders", have the same behavior as workspaces. In a regular folder, documents are sorted on the title by default. You can change the sort criterion by clicking on the content table columns title. You can thus sort them on their state, author, etc.
In a folder, you can:
- Create documents and do all the actions available on them (edit, approve, manage relations, etc.)
- Manage permissions
- Subscribe to alerts
- Manage the folder's trash
Like in a workspace, you can use drag and drop to create content in a folder.
In an ordered folder, documents are manually sorted. So, the order in which documents are listed in the folder doesn't depend on one of its properties (version, author, etc); you decide where it should be displayed in the list. When a document is created, it is added at the end of the list. It is not possible to sort documents automatically by clicking on the columns titles in an ordered folder.
An ordered folder has the same presentation as a regular folder, but it has some additional buttons below the content table:
- Move up
- Move down
To change the content's order, select a document using the checkbox on the left and click on the Move button you need. The document is moved in the list of documents available in the folder.
You can move groups of documents. Moving groups of documents up or down joins the group items and positions them one row up or one row down. Moving groups does not affect the rest of the order.
A file document is a basic binary container and is composed of an attached file that you upload on the application. You can upload files of any format.
A file is composed of:
- A title (mandatory),
- A description (optional),
- An attached file.
To create a file, in a workspace, click on . On the Create popup, click on the desired document. Fill in the document's creation form and click on Create.
When the file is created, users can enhance it by filling its properties, adding attached files on it.
The note is a basic rich text container that consists in a text displayed in the View tab of the document. The note is usually created using the integrated rich editor, displayed in the note creation form. This editor enables layout modifications on the text.
The default format of the note is HTML. The other formats available are .txt, .xml and Markdown.
A note is composed of the fields below:
|Title||The note's title|
|Description||The text that explains what the note is about.|
|Content||The text of the note created using the rich text editor.|
|Format||The format of the automatically created file used to export notes from the Nuxeo Platform.|
To create a note, in a workspace, click on . On the Create popup, click on the desired document. Fill in the document's creation form and click on Create.
To add attachments to your document:
In the View tab of the document concerned, drag and drop the attachment in the field or click on Upload attachment and a popup lets you select the attachment from your computer.
To remove attachment: In the View tab of the document concerned, click on next to the attachment concerned. The attachment is immediately deleted.
- Attached files are not synchronized with Nuxeo Drive.