Changing the location of the Checkouts folder in Elvis 5
By default, any file that is checked-out through the Desktop Client is saved locally in the following location:
In certain scenarios it can be advantageous to change this to another location.
Example: When the Documents folder is stored on a server, accessing files from that location can be relatively slow.
Step 1. Access the Elvis DAM Preferences.
Do one of the following:
- Press Cmd+, (Mac OS X) or Ctr+, (Windows).
- Choose System > Preferences.
Step 2. In the "Save checked out files to" section, click Other... and choose a folder where you want to store the checked-out files to (or create a new folder).
Notes: Make sure that:
If these conditions are not met, the Checkouts folder will remain in the current location.
Figure: The "Save checked out files to" option in the Preferences.
Step 3. Save your settings by clicking Save in the Preferences window.