Working with media gallery contentAdded by IBM on February 11, 2013 | Version 1 (Original)
|You can work in different ways with the content in your community media gallery, depending on your access level.
Before you begin
To work with media gallery content, first open the media gallery by clicking View All
in the Media Gallery widget or by selecting Media Gallery
from the navigation. On the Media Gallery page, select the file that you want to work with by clicking the file name to open the details page.
- You can perform the following tasks when working with media gallery files.
- To indicate to other members that you like a file :
To replace a file with a newer version:
- Select the file that you like.
- Click Like. If you change your mind, click Undo.
The number of people that like a file displays next to the like icon
If a file is liked by other members, you can click the like icon
to see who else likes the file.
To edit a files properties:
To perform this action, you must be a community owner, a member editor, or the user who uploaded the original file.
- Click Replace.
- Click Browse to locate the replacement file, and then click OK.
If you want to replace the file with a file that has a different extension, click Change Extension to confirm that you want change the file extension and replace the original file.
To remove a file, you have one of the following choices depending on your deployment:
To edit a files properties, you must be a community owner or the user who uploaded the original file. You can edit the files default properties and any custom properties that are available.
- Click Edit properties, update the properties as needed, and then click OK to save your changes.
You can also edit a files custom properties (if they are available) by clicking Custom Properties and clicking Edit properties.
- Click Delete, and then click Delete again to confirm that you want to delete the file.
- Click Move to Trash and then confirm that you want to move the file to trash.
Note: To perform this action, you must be a community owner or the user who uploaded the original file.
To flag a file as containing inappropriate content:
To change the preview image associated with a video file:
Post moderation must be enabled for you to be able to flag media gallery content; otherwise the Flag as Inappropriate
option does not display in the user interface.
- Select More actions -> Flag as Inappropriate.
If the content is not a video, you can click Flag as Inappropriate without clicking More actions first.
- Enter your reason for flagging the file and click Submit.
When you flag media gallery content as inappropriate, the community owner or a designated moderator can review the flagged content and the reason given for flagging it, and then determine whether the content should be removed or the flag should be dismissed.
To download a file, click Download this file and choose whether to open or save the file.
To comment on a file, click Add a comment, enter your comment in the field provided, and then click Save.
This option is not available if pre-moderation is enabled (owners must approve all content). It is still available if only post moderation (viewers can flag inappropriate content) is enabled.
- Select More actions -> Change Thumbnail Preview.
If post moderation (viewers can flag inappropriate content) has not been enabled, then you can click Change Thumbnail Preview without clicking More actions first.
- Click Browse to locate the replacement image, and then click Upload.
After adding a comment, you can later make changes to it by clicking Edit next to the comment, or you can delete the comment by clicking Delete. Community owners can delete any comments, but they can only edit comments that they own; they cannot edit comments added by other users. The Files administrator can edit any comments about media gallery files.
To view detailed information about the file, such as when it was uploaded or last updated, click About this file.
When postmoderation is enabled, members can also flag comments to the media gallery as inappropriate by clicking Flag as inappropriate next to a comment.
You can also view the file size and find out how many times the file has been downloaded.
If the community owner has selected custom templates for use in the media gallery, click Custom Properties to view details of the custom properties associated with the file.
If media gallery content has been locked in the Files application, then it also appears as locked in the media gallery. If you have the ability to unlock the file, then a View in Files to unlock link displays that takes you to the file in the Files component, where you can unlock the file. If you did not lock the file, then the name of the person who locked the file displays. To lock or unlock a file, see Managing community files.
Parent topic: Using a media gallery