To create a new file type or edit an existing file type you must have the 'File Type Administration' policy enabled, as described in the section called “Defining a Policyset”.
To create a new global file type, right click the 'File Types' tree item under the server tree item and select the 'New' menu. This file types will apply to all repositories.
To create a new repository file type, right click the 'File Types' tree item under the repository tree item and select the 'New' menu. This file types will only apply to this repository.
To edit an existing file type right click the file type and select 'Properties'.
Select the file type from the drop down and enter the file subtype in the edit box. These are used by users when setting their local file type options, as described in the Client Options section of the PureCM User Guide.
The list of file extensions is used to establish the default file type of a file when it is first added to the server. So in the example above, all files with the cpp extension will default to use the file type 'text/c++'. The default file type can be overridden by the user when adding the file as described in the Add, Edit & Submit section of the PureCM User Guide..
Enter a description for the file type is required.
Check the flags you want to enable for files belonging to this file type. See the section called “File Type Flags” for a description of the different flags.
To delete file types select them in the list and right-click 'Delete'. You cannot delete base file types. Base file types are used by PureCM as a fall back if a more specific file type cannot be found. The list of base file types includes 'text/plain', 'text/utf-8', 'text/utf-16' and 'application/generic'.