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Add asset file types to projects and folders

When a project is first created a number of asset file types will have been added to the project to get you started. As you use the system, you may find you need to add additional asset file types to support new features.

Adding an asset file type to a project

The process of adding asset file types to the system is straight forward, you'll need to be a System Administrator to carry out the following process.

  1. Click to open the Management Console, expand Project Overview. A sub menu will appear.
  2. Press on Content Types, the Assigned Content Types screen will appear.
  3. Press the Add Content Type(s) button in the bottom toolbar, the Unassigned Content Types dialog will open. 
  4. Locate the Content Type(s) you'd like to add from the grid by checking the checkboxes. Press Save, the content types will be added to the project.

Assigning an asset file type to a folder

To start using the new asset file type in a project, it will need to be added to a folder where you intend to use the content.

  1. Locate the folder where you would like to include the content type in the Project Explorer.
  2. Right click on the folder and select Properties from the context menu. The folder properties screen will open.
  3. Select the Content Types tab.
  4. Press the Add Content Type(s)  button in the bottom toolbar, the Unassigned Content Types dialog will open.
  5. Locate the Content Type(s) you'd like to add from the grid by checking the checkboxes. Press Save, the content types will be added to the folder.