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Creating a folder within a folder

kman88
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Creating a folder within a folder

Hello, let's say I want to create a folder that then contains several other folders. Of course I could just drag all the files into a single folder, however for organizational purposes let's say the way I want to do it makes a lot more sense. Is there a way to do this in the DSS? If there is not what is the workaround to achieve this? I cannot seem to find out how. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks very much!

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Ignacio_Toledo

Hi @kman88,

I guess you are talking about the managed folders within a DSS project, no? Assuming so, there is two options:

  • You can create a folder within the managed folder as seen in the next screen shot:
    new_folder.png
  • But of course, it would be slow to create a complex structure of folders and sub-folders. So the other option could be that you want to copy your files with data from a local folder that already has an organized structure. In that case you can zip the folder, copy the zip file into the managed folder and then use the option to unzip it. Here is a link to a screen cast showing how to do this: https://youtu.be/poQ0ntZwMDs (a bit long because the upload took longer than expected... but you can skip that part 🙂 )

There is another option, which is to use a python script to create something from scratch and then add the files to the right directories, etc. If you are interested in that let me know.

Hope this helps!

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