Reply to an existing aMessage on a File open in Viewer
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Users can reply to existing aMessages on a file in which they are involved as part of the project collaboration.

Below are the steps to reply on an existing aMessage on a file open in viewer:

1. Follow the steps to open the required file in viewer.

2. Click on icon available at top right to view existing aMessages on the file open in viewer.

3. Navigate to the aMessage on which you need to reply. Click on 'Reply' link to see the reply options.

4. Below is a description of the fields available while replying to a File aMessage:

To - To add recipients for this reply and also assign them various tasks along with completion time. You can assign tasks by clicking the down arrow next to the name of user. An aMessage reply can be distributed to users, distribution groups and roles directly.

Title - To edit the title of this reply.

Description - To specify the aMessage reply in the box. Use the text editor options at the top as required to style your text, insert images from a URL or enter hyperlinks.

Mark as Private - To mark the aMessage to be created as private.

5. Below is a description of the icons available at top right which can also be used optionally while replying to an existing File aMessage:




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To proceed further without entering any specific aMessage on the file open in viewer.


To attach an external file to the aMessage.
Files selected to attach will appear at the bottom of the window while replying to an aMessage on a file open in viewer.


To associate files, file aMessages, forms or markups to the file aMessage reply being created on the file open in viewer.

  • Click on icon and pick from the available options - 'Associate Files', 'Associate aMessages', 'Associate Apps', 'Associate Markups'.

  • On the next screen, select what objects to associate based on the option you selected in the previous screen.

    • You can associate single or multiple objects that may belong to same or different projects.

    • You can also use search and filter options available at the top while selecting objects to associate.

    • For projects migrated from Java Viewer or Thin Client Viewer to Universal Web Viewer, any markups created in Java Viewer or Thin Client Viewer are no longer available to associate.

  • If associating only a single object or multiple objects from the same location, navigate to the required object location, select the objects you want to associate then click 'Associate and Close'.

  • If you need to associate multiple objects from different locations, follow the same process as mentioned above to associate by going to each location from where you need to associate files. Here, instead of clicking 'Associate and Close', click 'Associate' and revise the same process until you have finished selecting all required objects. Once all required objects to associate are selected, click on 'Associate and Close' to continue.

Objects selected to associate will appear at bottom of the window while replying to an aMessage on a file open in viewer.

6. Once done with entering required response details, click on 'Submit'.

Click on 'Save Draft' in case you need to edit and submit later. If you don't want to save any of the changes you made, click 'Cancel' to go back to previous screen.

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