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Introduction to WebSpace

Getting Started

Uploading and Downloading Files in a Browser

Uploading and Downloading with WebDav

Accessing WebSpace File Features

Sharing Files


Other File Features

Publishing Web Pages

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Uploading and Downloading Files in a Browser

Uploading files through the browser interface:

•  Click the "upload" button on the WebSpace toolbar.

•  Browse and select the file you wish to upload from your computer. The path to this file will appear in the "file" field.

•  Click "Ok."

If you are uploading a file that is already stored in WebSpace with the same file name, you must either rename the file or choose "overwrite" to save the new file in place of the old one.

To upload files into a particular directory in your account:

•  Open up desired directory and proceed as normal.

•  The folder you are uploading be indicated at the top of the upload page (Directory: yourUTEID/selected_directory).

To upload more than one file at a time:

•  Select the number of files from the "change the number" field.

•  Browse and select each file separately.

•  Click "Ok."

You cannot upload a folder and its contents into WebSpace through the browser interface. You will need to open the folder and select each file individually. Please refer to the section on WebDav and Goliath below for directions on uploading contents of folders all at once.

Downloading files through the browser interface:

The manner in which files are downloaded from WebSpace can vary according to the type of file and the Internet browser you are using.

•  For most individual files, clicking on the file name will automatically download the file to your computer.

Sometimes clicking on the file name will open the file within a new browser window (.jpg files are an example of this). In this case, the file has not been downloaded to your computer. Close the file window and return to the WebSpace directory. Select the file by checking the box, and then click the "download" button.

•  To download multiple files, check the boxes near the file name, and then click the "download" button on the toolbar. This process will download the files as a "zip" file that you will need to "un-zip" on your computer.

The .zip file name will frequently have your UT EID or a directory name attached to it. Don't be afraid, the same files you selected are the ones that have been downloaded.


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