Icons & Windows of Shared Items

The appearance of a shared item provides visual clues to its privilege settings.

  • Folders that cannot be opened have buckles around them ( Figure 54) . If you try to open of these folders, a dialog box like the one in Figure 55 tells you why you can't.

    Figure 54. Folder icons indicate file-sharing privileges. (The Desktop folder is always a locked folder.)

    Figure 55. When you try to open a folder you're not allowed to open, a dialog box like this appears.

  • A drop-box folder has a down-pointing arrow above it ...

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