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3332895 - How to filter custom MDF attachments by Categories and bulk down them in Manage Documents?


  • Is it possible to filter custom MDF attachments in Manage Documents? Is there any Pre - defined custom MDF category in Manage Documents categories? 
  • Is it possible to export all custom MDF attachments in one folder in Manage Documents?


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  • To filter custom MDF attachment in Manage Documents, it is required to configure Attachment Category before uploading custom MDF attachments.

To configurating Attachment Category, see help guide

Go to Admin Center  Tools Search and enter Manage Data and then select.

Choose the Create New dropdown and select Attachment Field Configuration.

Enter the following:

Object Type<MDF object> See the examples in the Context.
Attachment Field<field> A list of all fields is shown that are available for the selected object. Select the field from that list for your defined category.
Entity ID<ID> Select the key field for this object.
Attachment Category<category> Select a category from the list.
Module<module> Select a module from the list.

Use the Module value ALL only for documents that are intended to be company documents. Company documents can be viewed by all users under the View Company Documents tile on the Home Page.


Ensure that you give the attachment field an Attachment Category.

Choose Save

Upload Attachments

Choose corresponding Entity Type and Document category to filter this custom MDF attachment in manage documents


  • Is it possible export all custom MDF attachments in one folder or classify into different categories?

    Yes, you can create a customized category in manage documents to put all custom MDF attachments in it or create different types of customized category to store different custom MDF attachments.

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See Also


Custom MDF, Attachment Export, Bulk Download Attachments document, Document Management, Manage Documents, File, Download Document, Manage Data, Manage Document Categories, Pre-defined Category , KBA , LOD-SF-MDF-IMP , Import and Export Issues , How To


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