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NMO Module 5 - The Sharing Tab

by Rose Hessmiller last modified Jan 10, 2013 11:47 AM
Description on how to use the Content Action: The Sharing Tab
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The Sharing Tab

You may share private content with other portal members and groups.

Sharing with Portal Users

1. To share private content with a portal member(s), locate the content, and click on its sharing tab.

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2. Scroll down to Add sharing permissions to users. adding permissions

3. Click the Search by dropdown menu to search by User Name. Type a user’s name, and click the perform search button. If the user is found on the portal, they will be listed, with a checkmark placed next to their name.

4. Select a role to apply to the user or group to share with. Selecting the owner role will let that user or group edit the content, selecting reviewer will let that user or group review and publish the content. Both may be selected by ctrl-clicking as many roles as you want.

5. Click the assign local role to selected user(s) button. The content is shared. At the top of the page you can see a listing of the share name, type, inherited role and local.
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6. Repeat the procedure to add users.

Sharing with Portal Groups

1. To share content with portal group(s), locate the content, and click on its sharing tab.

2. Scroll down to Add sharing permissions to groups.

3. Note that all portal groups are listed. Place a checkmark beside the group(s) that you want to share the content with.

4. Scroll down to Role to assign and click or ctrl+click to select one or more roles, and click the assign local role to selected user(s) button. The content is shared at the role level(s) you have selected. At the top of the page you can see a listing of the share name, type, inherited role and local.
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