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Manage Project, Folder, and File Public Links

If public links have been enabled, all project owners and users with Public Links permissions.

Workplace Online > Projects > Public Links

Public links allow anyone who has access to the Internet to view, download, and upload files, at no additional cost, making it possible to collaborate with users that do not have an account within your Workplace"Workplace" describes the Autotask Workplace service in its entirety. team. Using connections make full collaboration and file sharing with external partners possible, but public links offer a way to share items stored in Workplace with a wider audience.

A public link can be created for any project, folder or file.

Depending on the settings you select when creating public links, you can:

  • Allow public recipients to view, download, and upload files.
  • Allow public link recipients to overwrite the files you share with them.
  • Provide an upload-only link where public link recipients can drop files.
  • Send a public link to an Office file (.docx, .pptx, .xlsx), which public link recipients can edit via Office 365.

Editing with Microsoft Office requires a MS Office 365 commercial or business account.

To create a public link, you must either own the project or have Public Links permissions for the item. Refer to Manage Project, Folder, and File Shares.

Public links can be disabled for specific users or groups of users with Policy Profiles. If you are a member and cannot create public links, ask your administrator if public links have been disabled.

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