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Learn how to effectively use the NewspaperArchive.com features by selecting a category below.

USING THE FILING CABINET

Save newspaper images and searches for future access using the NewspaperArchive.com Filing Cabinet! The Filing Cabinet allows users to organize their own folders, structured however works best for them. This tutorial will review how to:

ADD NEWSPAPER PAGERS TO YOUR FILING CABINET

Select the “Add to Filing Cabinet” button to move the newspaper page you are viewing into your Filing Cabinet.

Adding a Newspaper Page to Your Filing Cabinet

You will next be asked in which folder you would like to save the newspaper page, and under what file name. If you have not yet created a folder, you can save the item in the Filing Cabinet folder and move it to a new folder later.

ADD SEARCHES TO YOUR FILING CABINET

Select the “Save this Search” button to add search results to your Filing Cabinet.

Saving Your Search

You will next be asked in which folder you would like to save the search. If you have not yet created a folder, you can save the search in the Filing Cabinet folder and move it to a new folder later.

Selecting a Folder to save your search to

USE THE FILING CABINET TOOLBAR

The Toolbar, located at the top of the Filing Cabinet, allows users to create folders, move and delete files, add newspaper pages to the “My Archive” page or to the Shopping Cart as full-size reproduction prints.

Filing Cabinet Toolbar

CREATE A FOLDER IN YOUR FILING CABINET

The left-hand side of the Filing Cabinet displays the folder structure while the right-hand side displays the contents of the selection.

To create a new folder:

  • Select a folder on the left side of the Filing Cabinet in the place that you would like the new one to appear
  • Click the “Create New Folder” button located on the toolbar.
  • Name the new folder.
Adding a New Folder

DELETE ITEMS FROM YOUR FILING CABINET

Users may delete single files, multiple files, or entire folders from the Filing Cabinet, and may delete as many files and/or folders as they want at once.

    To remove files:

  • Select the folder containing the file you wish to delete from the left-hand side of the Filing Cabinet. This will display the folder’s contents on the right-hand side.
  • Click the checkbox next to the file.
  • Click “Delete Selected” on the Toolbar.

    To delete a folder:

  • Locate the folder you wish to delete. If it has a parent folder, simply expand the selection until the folder is listed.
  • Select the folder. This will display the folder’s contents on the right-hand side.
  • Click the checkbox next to the folder.
  • Click “Delete Selected” on the Toolbar.

PLEASE NOTE: Deleting an entire folder will also delete all of its contents.

Deleting Items From Your Filing Cabinet

MOVE ITEMS IN YOUR FILING CABINET

Users may move as many files and/or folders in their Filing Cabinet as they want at once.

    To move files:

  • On the left-hand side of the Filing Cabinet, select the folder containing the file(s) you wish to move. This will display the folder’s contents on the right-hand side.
  • Click the checkbox next to the file(s).
  • Click “Move Selected” on the Toolbar. This will display a “move to” selection bar, allowing you to choose a new location for your file(s).
  • Click “Move” and the file(s) will be transferred to the specified folder.

    To move folders:

  • Locate the folder you wish to move. If it has a parent folder, simply expand the selection until the folder is listed.
  • Select the folder. This will display the folder’s contents on the right-hand side.
  • Click the checkbox next to the folder.
  • Click “Move Selected” on the Toolbar.
  • Choose the folder you would like to move your selection to and click “Move.”

PLEASE NOTE: Moving a folder will also move all of its contents.

Moving Items in Your Filing Cabinet

ADD ITEMS TO YOUR CART

Users may add any newspaper page from their Filing Cabinet to their Shopping Cart for purchase as a reproduction print.

    To add newspaper pages to the Shopping Cart:

  • On the left-hand side of the page, select the folder containing the file(s) you wish to add to your Cart. This will display the folder’s contents on the right-hand side.
  • Locate the file and click the checkbox next to it.
  • Click “Add Selected to My Cart as a Print” on the Toolbar and the selection(s) will be added to the Cart as a reproduction print.

Learn more about the Shopping Cart and how to checkout by reviewing the tutorial.

PLEASE NOTE: Selecting a folder and clicking “Add Selected to My Cart as a Print” will add each individual newspaper page within the folder to your Shopping Cart.

Adding Items to Your Cart

ADD ITEMS TO “MY ARCHIVE”

Users may add any newspaper page from their Filing Cabinet to their “My Archive” page, where they can place up to 25 of their favorite records and write comments about each.

    To add newspaper pages to your “My Archive” page:

  • On the left-hand side of the page, select the folder containing the file(s) you wish to add to your “My Archive” page. This will display the folder’s contents on the right-hand side.
  • Locate the file(s) and click the checkbox next to it.
  • Click “Add Selected to My Archive” on the Toolbar and the selection(s) will be transferred.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Selecting a folder and clicking “Add Selected to My Archive” will add each individual newspaper page within the folder to your “My Archive” page.
  • There is a 25 record limit per account.

Adding Items to My Archive

RENAME FILES AND FOLDERS

Users may rename files and folders within their Filing Cabinet, keeping it organized by personal preference.

    To rename a file or folder in the Filing Cabinet:

  • On the left-hand side of the page, select the file or folder you wish to rename. Selecting a folder will display its contents on the right-hand side.
  • Select “Rename” next to the file or folder. This will prompt a textbox containing the current name.
  • Delete the existing name and type in the new one.
  • Click “Save” and the changes will be applied.
Renaming Files or Folders
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