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Enable View to Access Documents
By default, View cannot access documents in the local file system. Additionally, it cannot access UNC paths to Windows shares with dollar symbols ($) by default. You must enable View to access documents in these directories using the IDOL server configuration file.
To enable View to access documents
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Find the [Viewing] section, or create one if it does not exist.
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Set the ViewLocalDirectoriesCSVs parameter to a comma-separated list of directories that contain documents that you want to allow the View service to access. You must list the full paths. For example:
[Viewing]
ViewLocalDirectoriesCSVs=C:\Shared,C:\PDFs
After you set these paths, View can access these directories and any subdirectories, and it can convert documents within these directories to HTML for display.
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To allow the View service to access Windows share directories that contain dollar symbols ($), you must set ViewAllowedSpecialUNCPathsCSVs to a comma-separated list of these paths. For example:
ViewAllowedSpecialUNCPathsCSVs=C:\Shared$Files\
 
NOTE View can access UNC paths that do not contain dollar symbols by default.
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To allow the View service to access only the listed directories, set RestrictToAllowedDirectories to true. This parameter prevents the View service from accessing any directory or URL that is not listed.
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