How to edit a file
This article explains how to edit a file in the Files area in FreeAgent.
To remove a file from the Files area, find out how to delete a file.
Accessing the Files area
Navigate to the drop-down menu at the top-right of the screen and select 'Files’.
This will bring up a list of your files.
The ‘Smart Capture’ tab will contain files which have had the date and amount automatically extracted by FreeAgent’s Smart Capture functionality.
Editing the name and privacy status of a file
You can edit a file’s name and its privacy status if you uploaded the file after 13th October 2020 and have a user access level of 7 or above. Please note that if you didn’t upload the file, or you uploaded the file before 13th October 2020 or have a user access level of 6 or below, you’ll only be able to edit the name of the file.
Select the three dots to the right of the file and select 'Edit name & privacy' from the drop-down menu.
Enter the new name in the ‘File name’ field and select the relevant privacy option from the ‘Privacy’ drop-down menu. A file with ‘Private’ status can only be viewed by you. A file with ‘Shared’ status can be viewed by all users with an access level of 4 or above.
Once you’ve made the relevant changes, select 'Save changes' to complete the process.
Downloading an original copy of a file
You can download an original copy of a file in the Files area to your computer by selecting the three dots to the right of the file and selecting 'Download original' from the drop-down menu.
The original copy of the file will then download to your computer. Alternatively, select the file name from the 'File name' column to automatically download the original copy of the file to your computer.