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Displaying Content Server Shortcuts in Shinydrive

The option to view Content Server file and/or folder shortcuts in Shinydrive can be enabled in Shinydrive Admin.

When enabled, existing Content Server file shortcuts will display in Shinydrive as a link to the original document. A blue icon overlay indicates it is a shortcut. Users can interact with it as if it is the original document.

Enable shortcut display (Shinydrive 2.3.1 and later)

  1. Log into Shinydrive Admin

  2. Select the DRIVES & PROFILES menu item

  3. In the CONTENT SOURCES section, select the source

  4. Click the Advanced Settings link

  5. Scroll down to locate the Shortcuts/Aliases section

  6. Check one or more of the shortcut support options

  7. Click the Save button for the profile

Connected clients will see the update when they reconnect.

Enable shortcut display (Shinydrive 2.2.3 and earlier)

  1. Shutdown the Shinydrive Client

  2. Open Windows Registry (enter "regedit" in Windows Run)

  3. Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\shinydrive

  4. If it does not exist, create a new STRING key called EnableShortcutSupport

  5. Set the value to true

  6. Start the Shinydrive Client

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