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Choose Multimedia Search Results

Choose Multimedia Search Results displays for Choose Multimedia operations when configuring a Multimedia Element or when creating a multimedia link target.

Mouseover to view larger

Select a page and click Use Highlighted Multimedia to use this file for the current collection or selection operation.

Click Close to exit the results page and select new search criteria.

Use Select Date Options to set the date that displays in the Date column. (Use the Date Restrictions search criteria to constrain results by specific dates.) Pick from the dropdown. A green checkmark indicates the current filter. Optionally choose from the following:

Click to sort by column head. The Date column uses the values set in Select Date Options.The Page Title column sorts alphabetically.

Optionally check Auto Preview to preview on mouseover.

Click to sort by column head.

Date defaults to the order specified in Select Date Options setting.

Icons in the second column identify these multimedia types:



Local multimedia

Icons in the Title column identify these types:

A video or multimedia playlist  

A single video or multimedia file

Mouse over an item in the Title column to display a popup preview image for external files, as shown below, with file details. Locally hosted files display details only.

Click a title to play the file.

Size displays total file size in megabytes for single files, or indicates a playlist.

Length indicates total play time in hh:mm:ss format.

In the Actions column, clicking the preview icon plays the multimedia file.

Clicking the Metadata & Security icon displays the following options.

Clicking the More Actions icon displays the following options. Options are available on the basis of your rights to the CommonSpot media object. For example, users without admin rights cannot change ownership. See the descriptions for each function in the Contributor's Reference.

Remove individual items by clicking the associated delete icon , or select multiple items, click Delete Selected from the More Actions dropdown, then click Go. CommonSpot confirms deletion to enable you to manage any links to this file. You can optionally Select/Deselect all.

Click Upload New Multimedia File to add a new video or multimedia file to your libraries.


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