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Bulk uploader for Windows

The bulk uploader for Windows allows you to bulk-load documents from your computer using a Windows desktop application. Using an easy-to-use drag interface, you can use this application to:

  1. quickly upload many documents to a particular page
  2. quickly build out a file folder structure on an intranet page from a pre-configured file folder structure sitting on your local or network drive

This version of the uploader will work with any 7.x release of ThoughtFarmer.

Prerequisites

  1. Windows Installer 3.1 Redistributable (v2)
  2. Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0

Install the Bulk Uploader

  1. Download the attached zip package.
  2. Unzip the Installer package. (Some computers will do this automatically.)
  3. Uninstall any previous versions of the ThoughtFarmer Uploader from Add/Remove Programs in the Windows Control Panel.
  4. Double-click the TFUploader.msi file to open it.
  5. Follow the on-screen installation instructions.

Use the Bulk Uploader

  1. Open the ThoughtFarmer Uploader from the icon on your desktop.
  2. Enter the URL for your intranet, and your username and password. Click "Login".
    6.7Admin8096BulkUploadConnect.png
  3. Click "Change" if you want to change the upload location. The breadcrumb shows the current upload location - by default it uploads under your profile.
    1. To change the upload location:
    2. Click the plus/minus signs beside pages to expand/collapse the navigation.
    3. Click a page title to select it as the upload location.
    4. Click "Save".
  4. Drag files or folders from your desktop or file window and drop them into the Upload Queue.
    1. OR Click "Add Folder" to upload a folder containing files or click "Add Files" to upload files. Browse through the navigation and select the folders/files that you want to upload. Click OK/Open. The folders/files will appear in the upload queue.
  5. To remove folders/files from the upload queue, click "Clear All Files".
  6. Click "Upload Now". Folders/Files will disappear from the Upload Queue as they are uploaded.
    6.7Admin8096UploaderFiles.png
  7. Go to/Refresh the page on which you have uploaded the folders/files.