# [LON-CAPA-cvs] cvs: loncom /html/adm/help/tex Authoring_WebDAV.tex

raeburn raeburn at source.lon-capa.org
Thu May 28 16:24:25 EDT 2015

raeburn		Thu May 28 20:24:25 2015 EDT

Modified files:
Log:
- Remove use of the term:: library server, in case people don't know what that
is.

--- loncom/html/adm/help/tex/Authoring_WebDAV.tex:1.2	Thu May 28 02:29:00 2015
+++ loncom/html/adm/help/tex/Authoring_WebDAV.tex	Thu May 28 20:24:24 2015
@@ -1,12 +1,14 @@
\label{Authoring_WebDAV}
-If your domain has Apache with SSL running on your library server,
-(i.e., URLs begin https://) and your Domain Coordinator has enabled webDAV access
-for users with author or co-author roles, then you will be able to connect to an
-Authoring Space using webDAV.
+
+If your domain has Apache with SSL running on the LON-CAPA server where you
+Coordinator has enabled webDAV access for users with author or co-author
+roles, then you will be able to connect to an Authoring Space using webDAV.

A webDAV connection allows you to mount the Authoring Space directory tree as an
external volume.  You can then use your own laptop/desktop computer's file management
-tools and applications to copy, move, edit and delete files.
+tools and applications to copy, move, edit and delete files (including dragging and
+dropping folders, etc.).

The requirement to obsolete published files before moving or deleting them, which applies to
the regular web browser-based management of Authoring Space, also applies in the webDAV
@@ -19,7 +21,7 @@

When you display the contents of a directory in Authoring Space using webDAV you may see
additional files, with extensions .log, .save, .bak etc. for each LON-CAPA .problem
-file.  You can view the contents of these files but you will not be able to edit or
+file.  You can view the contents of these files but you will not be able to modify or
delete them.  These files are created by LON-CAPA when using the web GUI.
For example, a .log file, which records publication history, is updated whenever you
use Publish'' to copy a file from Authoring Space to Resource Space, and .bak files