Some may still remember the iconic tree view in iManage, the tree view was the default view before iManage released the new desktop 10 client with tiles. But you no longer have to miss this feature, iManage brought the iconic tree view back.
Customers who upgrade to the latest iManage Work version 10.3 (released July 2020) have the tree view directly at their disposal, while customers who currently work with the 10.2.5 web server component can apply a small change to make the tree available.
iManage introduces Tree View as a Coming Soon
This release of iManage Work introduces a prominent Coming Soon icon, now displayed adjacent to the user menu. Coming Soon provides early previews of beta features. Users can opt-in by selecting the Coming Soon icon to access the new features.
iManage Work introduces the Tree View as a Coming Soon for all users. The tree view offers improved navigation for users who prefer browsing content in a hierarchical format. With an expandable folder view, users can navigate to the following nodes as a start point:
Drag items from the center panel, hover over the tree to expand the nodes and drop the items where a container is highlighted by a blue outline.
The tree view is available in the following views:
iManage Work Web in desktop view.
iManage Work Panel in Microsoft Outlook when the panel is docked and undocked.
When the iManage Work panel in Microsoft Outlook is docked, but the with is insufficient the tree is retrievable behind the Browse navigation tab.
How to enable Tree View
The tree view is not enabled by default. To enable the tree view:
Step 1: Navigate to the Coming Soon icon adjacent to the user menu.
Step 2: Select the coming soon icon, the following dialogue box appears.
Step 3: Select Enable.
Features of the Tree View
Great, you just enabled the Tree View in you iManage environment. Now it’s about time to talk about all the new features.
In the tree view, users can:
Access their workspaces under Recent Matters and My Matters in a single flat list that is sorted alphabetically
Access the Recent matters and My matters of another user’s Matter list they are subscribed to
Dive deeper into a workspace in the same view to see the full folder hierarchy at a glance
Expand the tree horizontally to increase the width of the panel to fully view folders several levels deep, or hover over a workspace to see a tooltip displaying its full name
View up to 50 subfolders upon initial expansion of the parent folder. Select View All at the bottom of the tree to view the entire set of subfolders in the centre panel
Select an item on the tree to see its content in the centre panel. The focus also shifts automatically to select the first item in the list or grid view in the container in the centre panel
Access newly created subfolders under a folder or workspace, by right-clicking on the item and select refresh from the context menu
If iManage Share is enabled, select a blue Share folder in the tree view to open up the Share folder within the same tab.
Switching back to grid view
Don’t like the tree view as much as you thought you would? No worries! At any time, you can disable features in the Coming Soon option and return to the regular version.
How we can help
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