drop folder

drop folder

(1) A shared subdirectory on a server in the network used to store data for subsequent processing. For example, a drop folder could be used to receive email messages, faxes or print jobs from users.

(2) A folder on the desktop that icons are dragged to "dropped" in to start some action. For example, dropping a document into a print folder would print the document.
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Also, the File Fabric's "drop folder" feature enables AGS's customers to easily, and securely, send data back to AGS.
The Sony Tablet P Ice Cream Sandwich update includes a streamlined user interface, drag & drop folder creation, improved multi-tasking and browser, direct access to full-sized SD card, a better browser with instant toggling between mobile and desktop optimized pages, offline access to webpages, access to PlayMemories Online, always-on 'Small Apps' such as calculator, as well as enhanced photo viewing options.
GDocsDrive can greatly simplify the uploading/backup process by enabling drag and drop folder uploading.
File opening and saving can be restricted to a floppy disk, personal folder, drop folder or public access area.
Other updates include auto-complete people's name, create new folders while organising files, drag and drop folders in chrome, and allowing files in the trash to appear in the search.
The update allows a user to drop folders of multiple files of QuarkXPress or Adobe InDesign onto the FlightCheck icon for preflighting.
So to compare with Windows, you can drag and drop files into a folder (portlets), but cannot drag and drop folders themselves (navigation).
Taking advantage of the new technology offered by the Microsoft .Net Framework Xenware enables users to make organizational changes as easy as it is to drag and drop folders. The advantages of writing content management solutions in Microsoft's managed code enables an experienced team of developers yield results that have been able to address organizational changes that other content management systems can only accomplish with extensive IT support.