Files module helps you to store files of various types, create folders and collections. You can share folders, files and collections with special permissions for a user. Even you can override existing project role permissions with special permissions on file, collection and folder for a specific user in a project.

Change existing role permissions on File:

Click on Add Permission options in actions of the file which you want to change user permissions.

Click on Add Permissions

Next, click on project role of the user In Existing Permissions list.

Click on user project role in Existing Permissions List

Here you can see all existing project role permissions on this file. Now click on Change button then It will display special permissions pop up.

Existing Role permissions on file

Select special permissions which you want to give on this specific file to override existing role permissions for this user.

Select Special permissions on file

You can hide a particular file/collection/folder for a particular user who has view rights on all folders by his project role. Select Hide option in special permission to hide file/collection/folder for selected users.
Finally, click on Save & Close button to apply special roles.

Special roles

You can remove these special permission at any point of time by clicking on cancel icon besides Special permission label.
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Change Role permissions with special permissions.

Change existing role permissions on Folder:

Same way, you can change existing role permissions on folder with special permissions as shown in below example.

To Give special permission on Folder

Change existing role permissions on Collections:

Same way, you can change existing role permissions on Collection with special permissions as shown in below example.

To give special permission on Collection
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