Using Zoom

Checkout Assets

Checkout Assets When you checkout assets, the assets are downloaded to your computer so that you can modify them locally. This files is called working copies. Any changes to the working copy will not affect the file on the Zoom Server until the file is checked in. When the file is checked in, it is stored as a new …

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Asset Status

One of the unique abilities of Zoom is the ability to check files in and out as you are working on them. The following instructions will explain how to check out a file from Zoom using the Asset Browser. Before doing so, it is important to understand the different file-statuses that exist in Zoom. Status Name …

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Delink Assets

Once you have completed your project and you no longer need to have working copies on your computer, you can delink them. This will remove the files from your computer. If you need work on them at another time, you can check the files out again. Select an item in Asset Browser. Right-click on the …

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Locks

Locks is a feature in Zoom that allows you to restrict who is working at a file at one time. This helps communicate to users which files have been delegated to which users at a time. When a file is locked, other users in Zoom are not able to commit a new version of the file …

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Working with Files in Zoom

There are a variety of actions that can be done to files stored in Zoom directly within the Asset Browser interface. Next, we will step through the different actions you can do to files within Asset Browser. Preview Files Preview files allows you to see a high-resolution preview of the file before you checkout the …

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Browse Assets

Browse Mode in Asset Browser allows users to navigate and browse Zoom in hierarchal structure. Browsing is much similar to navigating files and folders on your own computer in your file system. These instructions assume that you already have Asset Browser open and step you through how to navigate your files. Click the  button in the top-left corner. In the Path …

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Automatic Delink

The number of working copies on a computer can stack up over time. With Automatic Delink, Zoom marks old working copy files that have not been modified since the desired interval for cleanup by the user. When Delink is triggered, either automatically or manually, the assets are identified and marked for delinking and a new menu option is …

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Existing Working Copies

Existing Working Copies Existing working copies lists all of the current working copy folders on your local computer. These files are monitored by Zoom for modifications to notify the user that there are updates. When a file is no longer needed on a computer, the can be Delinked, which will have Zoom stop watching those …

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General Settings

Switch Language Zoom supports multiple languages. By default, Zoom comes in US English. To request a different language, please contact Evolphin Sales. Click the General section in Zoom Settings. Under Language, select your language. Add to Global Ignore Pattern on Zoom Client Global ignore pattern sets the filenames that Zoom will ignore when importing files …

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Server/WC Settings

For Zoom 6.0 and above, please refer here for the settings Configuring Default Zoom Server – for versions before Zoom 6.0.0   In the sidebar, click Server/WC Settings. Click Add. Under Server Url, set the URL to your Zoom Server. Ex. http://<MyZoomServer>:8880 Port 8880 is the default port for Zoom client to connect to Zoom …

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Zoom Settings

Zoom Settings allows client users on Mac or Windows to configure the specific settings relating to the client installation of Zoom on their computer. It is accessible through the Z-menu on Mac or Windows. Mac OS X In the top-right corner of your computer screen, locate the  Z-menu. Click on the  Z-menu and click Settings. Windows In the bottom-right corner of your computer screen, locate the  Z-menu. If you do …

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Ingesting/Importing Assets

In the Asset Browser, files can be imported as individual files and as folders. The following steps show how to import files into the Asset Browser using the defproj project that is created by default in Zoom. Thumbnails for supported file types are generated during the import process. The examples below are based on a …

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Launching Asset Browser

Desktop Asset Browser Once Zoom is installed on your computer, Asset Browser is easily accessible at any time through the Z-menu. The following steps will show you how to launch the Asset Browser. On Mac OS X In the top-right corner of your computer screen, click the  Z-menu. Select Asset Browser. Asset Browser is located at: …

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