Tech Tip: Shortcuts to the Laserfiche Client

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  • Information Technology
  • Document & Records Management

By: Misty Blair
Technical Writer

Want a fast and easy way to access and search your information? Use Laserfiche desktop shortcuts! You can create these shortcuts by holding CTRL + SHIFT and dragging a document, folder, or shortcut out of Laserfiche and into Windows.

These shortcuts are .lfe files that contain XML data telling the Laserfiche Client what to display. Additionally, you can customize the shortcuts to link to or do something specific in your repository. To do this, open the .lfe file in a text editor and change its parameters. Alternatively, create a new text file, add the basic XML structure manually, and add specific parameters.

Example: You might start your day by running a search for all documents with the Approval field set to “Pending.”  The following syntax will launch the Laserfiche Client, log you in as your domain account user, and perform the search immediately:

Example: Each day you need to review the documents in your personal folder (which has an entry ID of 93). The following syntax will launch the Laserfiche Client, log you in as your domain account user, and take you directly to your personal folder:

For more information on Laserfiche Client shortcuts, see the LFE Shortcuts in the Laserfiche Client topic in the Laserfiche User Guide help files.

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