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Overview

The PHC allows one to store files within a Project. The Files FAQ provides more details on limits and restrictions in terms of what can be stored.

Renaming a File

Files can be renamed. Besides being able to customize the name, renaming allows the user to place the file in a folder.

To rename a file:

  1. Hover your cursor over the file name till the purple toolbar appears.
  2. Click the rename icon .

    Rename File

  3. In the window that opens, the existing file name is displayed. Simply click in the textbox and edit the name.

  4. Click Save.

Folders

Files can be organized into folders. When a file is added, it comes in at the root level.

Placing a File into a Folder

  1. Hover your cursor over the file name till the purple toolbar appears.
  2. Click the rename icon .

    Rename File

  3. In the window that opens, the existing file name is displayed. Simply click in the textbox and edit the name using the following format: folder_name/file_name. The folder name can be a new name or it can be the name of an existing folder. In the example below, we created a new folder by adding "winter_hack/" in front of the file name. Files Folder

  4. Click Save

    The image below shows our new folder was successfully created and our file is located inside of it.

    Files Folder1

You can go several levels deep with folders, simply by adding more folder_name/ before the existing folder path. In the example below our file name we typed in was test/winter-hack/20200217-winter-hackTCGA-A1-A0SB-variant(1).

Folder Tree

Moving a File out of a Folder and back to the Root Level

  1. Follow the steps for renaming a file and rename it with a leading /, such as /file_name
  2. Click Save

Note

While there is no way to delete a folder, empty directories will disappear within a day.

Access

You can interact with Files in the PHC with the following methods:


Last update: 2021-06-24