The File App in OnDemand allows u
Open a File
Users can open a file with the View Button.
Select the file you wish to open and then click the View Button.
Editing a File
The Edit button next to View button opens the Editor app in a new window. The Editor offers various features such as changing text to changing the theme of the Editor.
Select the file you wish to edit and then click the Edit Button. After making your changes, click the Save button to save the changes.
Renaming a File
Select the file to rename and then click the Rename/Move button. Enter the new name then click the OK button in the dialogue box.
To copy a file, first select the file to copy and then click the copy button. Navigate to the directory you want to paste the file and then click the paste button.
Select the file you want to move and click the button Rename/Move. Enter the path of the file in the dialogue box.
Note: You don't have to enter the full path - just enter sub-directory/filename.extension
NOTE: Currently, the File app can only move the files within the user's home directory and sub-directories. To move a file into a project directory or /gpfs/scratch, users need to Copy and Paste the files or use the 'cp' or 'mv' commands on the command line.
Moving files from home directory to /gpfs/scratch
Select the file you want to move and click the button Copy.
Click the "Go to" button and enter the path /gpfs/scratch/your_folder then click Paste button.
Some users have access to /projects/academic or /projects/industry. One can also move files with the above method to/from the projects folder.
Dotfiles are the files that are hidden by the operating system. They may contain environment settings, configurations for software programs, or hold confidential data. Editing them should be done with caution as misconfiguration will affect how a program runs.
To view Dotfiles click the checkbox 'Show Dotfiles'.
To view the updated files use the refresh button.