Creating and Managing Custom Groups
Creating a Custom MapleCloud Group
Modifying Properties of a MapleCloud Group
Deleting a MapleCloud Group
Approving a Request to Join a MapleCloud Group
Removing a User from a MapleCloud Group
You can optionally create a custom group to share content with a specific group of Maple users from the MapleCloud window. When you create a custom group, you can control group membership and the content shared in your group.
By default, when you create a custom group, the group owner and all the approved members can view the content shared in the group and all members can share content. If you want to restrict who can view and share content, you can create a read-only or opaque custom group.
For more information about custom groups, see MapleCloud Groups.
To create a custom group:
Click the MapleCloud icon on the Maple toolbar. If necessary, sign in to the MapleCloud Content Exchange.
Click My Groups. The Manage Groups window of the Maple Cloud opens.
Click the Create Groups button
In the Group Name field, enter a name for your group.
In the Group Description field, enter a brief description that will help others to identify your group.
If you want to restrict who can view and share content, specify the permissions that you want to assign.
Public-> Read & Write (Open)
Any user can join and contribute to this group.
Members can view or download all content in the group.
Any user can join this group but cannot contribute content to the group.
Members can view, but not download, the content in the group.
Members can view or download only owners or own content*.
* limited view
* limited download
Only group owner can contribute, view or download content in this group.
Click Create. The new group is listed in the Groups that I manage section.
If you created an open group, users can now request to join your group.
After creating a group, you can change its properties.
To modify the properties of a group:
Click My Groups.
In the Groups that I manage list, select the group that you want to delete.
Click the Edit Group button (
Make any desired changes to the group properties.
If you are a group owner, you can delete custom groups that you created for the MapleCloud Content Exchange.
To delete a custom group:
Click the delete button (
When prompted to delete the group, click Yes.
If you created a custom group for the MapleCloud Content Exchange, you can approve user requests to join your group. You must be logged in to the MapleCloud Content Exchange to approve requests.
To approve a request:
In the Groups that I manage section, select the group that you created.
Click Show Members (
).Alternatively, double-click a group name in the list.
Select the account name of the user that you want to approve and click Approve. Alternatively, double-click the user's account name.
When you approve the request, the user who submitted the request becomes a group member automatically and can share and view content according to the permissions that you assigned to the group.
You can remove a user from a MapleCloud custom group if you are the group owner.
To remove a user from a custom group:
In the Groups that I manage list, select the group containing the user that you want to delete.
Click Show Members (
From the list, select the account name of the user you want to delete.
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