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Web Client

Use your Internet browser to go to polybox.ethz.ch and login using your nethz username and password.

 

polybox Main View

 

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Add files/save:

With drag & drop you can save files in your polybox. You can also use the box with the arrow pointing upwards to search for desired files and save them.

 
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Create a new folder:

Click New and select Folder to create a new folder. You can also create subfolders in order to get a better view of your file structure.

 
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Create a new text file/Notes:

Click New and select Text File to create a new text file/Note. To edit, click on the created text file.

 
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Create new hyperlink:

Click New and select "From link" to save a hyperlink.

 
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File/folder renaming:

Place the cursor over the desired file and several editing features will appear on the right side. Click Rename to rename a file/folder.

 
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Download files/folders:

Place the cursor over the desired file and several editing features will appear on the right side. Click Download to download a file/folder on your local computer. Individual files are downloaded uncompressed in the original size, folders are downloaded as zip files.

 
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File/folder sharing:

Place the cursor over the desired file and several editing features will appear on the right side. Click on Share to release folders/files.

Sharing with members of ETH Zurich:
You have the option of sharing files/folders with ETH members by typing the person's name in the Share field.

Sharing with outsiders:
If you wish to share files/folders with non-ETH members, you have to check the box "Share with link". You can now enter any email address. You have the additional option to set a password or an expiration date for the file/folder. This way you can protect your data from misuse.

 
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Delete files/folder:

Place the cursor over the desired file and several editing features will appear on the right side. Click the X icon to delete a file or folder. (Note: By clicking on X, the file/folder is deleted without any further confirmation message).

 
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Back to main view/ top level file:

Click File to go to the main view.

 
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Account information/Log out:

Click on your name/email address. Select Personal to view information such as memory and language and to change them if necessary. Select Log out to log out.

 
   

Open files/folders:

Open files with a double click. To open a folder a single click is enough.

 
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  Search:

To search for a file enter the name of the file in the search box.

 
    Drag & Drop:

With drag & drop you can not only add files/folders to your polybox but you can also move your files as desired so as to maintain a clear file structure.

 
   

Select all files/folders:

Click the top checkbox Name to select all files. By clicking on Download or Delete you can download or delete all files.

 
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  Deleted Files

Here is the backup of deleted files. (NOTE: Only the last 6 days are stored)


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Recover deleted files / Delete definitively

1. Select file
2. Restore \ Delete

 
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