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Document URL property - not what expected

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  1. Suzanne
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    12 Jul 2012
    06 Jun 2011
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    I was expecting the URL property on a Document/File to create a url that would redirect/rewrite to the file.  Instead, it's just renaming the file uploaded.  Is there a way we can specify the url like that for content?

    Actual:
    URL - ccn_copydoc
    Embed link - http://www.mydomain.com/docs/community/ccn_copydoc.docx?Status=Master

    Expected or Need:
    URL - ccn_copydoc
    Embed link - http://www.mydomain.com/ccn_copydoc

  2. Boyan Barnev
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    28 Aug 2017
    07 Jun 2011
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    Hi Suzanne,

    Thank you for using our services. Can you, please, let us know what you mean by "redirect/rewrite to the file". Currently the way a document URL is constructed is [Documents URL root]/Library/document name, and if you are embedding a link to the document the Mater status is explicitly taken. If you wish you can change the way document's URLs are constructed by mapping a key "urlFormat" for the OpenAccessDataProvider for Libraries, and specify your own value e.g. /[UrlName] which will return only the document name in the URL. However, I would not recommend you set this since it'll be very easy then to have duplicate URL entries,a s the unique Library where the content item is located will not be taken into account anymore when constructing the URL name. I hope you find this information useful. If you need any further assistance, please let us know.

    Kind regards,
    Boyan Barnev
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