Drawer and folder types

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The following drawer and folder types are available in DT FileCabinet.

Icon in the Folders window Drawer or folder type Description
Active drawer Active drawer Drawers are assigned an "Active" status by default, but you can change the drawer status to "Inactive" or "Defunct," and then omit specified drawers when sorting or searching for documents.
Protected drawer Protected drawer Protected drawers require a password to access their contents.
Inactive drawer Inactive drawer Drawers to which an "Inactive" status has been assigned.
Defunct drawer Defunct drawer Drawers to which a "Defunct" status has been assigned.
Family folder Family folder Family folders contain links to other drawers that you have grouped within a drawer family.
Checked out drawer Checked out drawer Indicates that a drawer has been checked out during the drawer-backup process.
Reports folder Reports folder Contains DT FileCabinet reports.
User bulletin folder User bulletin folder Contains DT FileCabinet user bulletins.
Template documents folder Template documents folder You can add template documents, such as checklists and spreadsheets, to this folder and then copy and paste the documents into other drawers, as needed. This folder exists only in the $GLOBAL drawer.
Unfiled folder Unfiled folder These folders contain unfiled documents. See Adding documents, images, or image groups to a folder for information on adding documents to a folder.
User-created folder These folders can contain any type of document. See Adding document folders for more information.
User-created subfolder These folders can contain any type of document. See Adding document subfolders for more information.
Hidden documents folder Hidden documents folder These folders contain documents that were hidden based on a specified time period.
Archive volume folder Archive volume folder These folders contain archive information and links to archived documents.
Portal folder DT Client Portal folder DT Client Portal folders contain documents that you have selected to be sent to DT Staff Portal or DT Client Portal.

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