Example: Creating a Common View Containing All the Documents Created by the Current User

You must be either a vault administrator or a system administrator to be able to define a common view.
  1. Go to a vault with M-Files Desktop.
  2. Click the Create button and select View.
    Result:The Define View dialog is opened.
  3. In the Name field, enter a descriptive name for the view.
    Example:The name of the view can be, for example, Documents Created by Me.
  4. Check the Common to all users check box.
  5. Click the Define Filter button.
    Result:The Define Filter dialog is opened.
  6. Go to the Properties tab.
  7. Click Add Condition and add the following condition:
    1. Use the Property drop-down menu to select the Created by property.
    2. Use the Operator drop-down menu to select the equal (=) operator.
    3. Use the Value drop-down menu to select the (current user) option.
  8. Click OK to close the Define Filter dialog.
  9. Click OK to close the Define View dialog and to finish creating the view.
All users of the vault should now have a new view under Common Views. They can use the view to list all the documents that they have created in the vault.