Create and Manage Folders

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Folders can be used to organize files in your projects or components. You can create folders in OSF Storage or many third-party storage add-ons to group files together. Folders have the same privacy settings and contributor permissions as the project or component in which they live. The contents of a folder can be downloaded as a .zip file.

Create a folder

Open your project, then click the Files tab in the navigation bar.

Enter a name for the folder into the textbox, then click the green + icon to create the folder.

The folder will be added to the selected storage location.

Add files to a folder

You can either select the folder and upload a new file, or drag and drop an existing file into the folder.

Move folders

You can move folders to new storage locations within the project hierarchy.

Select a folder, then drag and drop it into the new storage location.

Download a folder as a zip

Select the folder from the file tree, then click the Download as zip button in the toolbar above the file tree.

The folder will be downloaded as a zip file.

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