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A project folder for plone.

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ftw.workspace provides a project folder for plone.

The folder has a tabbed view with the tabs:

  • Overview: Shows recently modified contents within this workspace and the structure (subfolders)

  • Documents: Lists files recursively

  • Events: Lists events (see ftw.meeting) and a calendar view.

The @@workspaces_view lists all workspaces recursively.


ftw.workspace Version 2.0.0 and greater only supports Plone 4.3.x

Use ftw.workspace Version 1.7.x for Plone 4.1 and Plone 4.2.


  • Install the package by adding it to your buildout configuration:

eggs =+
  • Use ftw.workspace [zip_export] if you want to enable zip export.

  • Install the generic setup profile.


3.1.4 (2018-01-11)

  • Exclude owner from assignable users vocabulary. [mbaechtold]

3.1.3 (2016-11-21)

  • Speed up file listing rendering. The html2latex conversion was too slow for workspaces with a huge amount of files. This commit skips the html step and generates latex directly from template. [lknoepfel]

3.1.2 (2016-11-15)

  • Make setting roles on workspace creation more robust. [jone]

3.1.1 (2015-06-03)

  • Fix ftw.pdfgenerator import without dependency. [jone]

3.1.0 (2015-05-26)

  • Add a spreadsheet of the participants in the zip export. [mbaechtold]

  • Export workspace as a ZIP file with the help of ftw.zipexport. [mbaechtold]

  • Add the fullname of the creator of a workspace to the searchable text index. This way the list of workspaces on the overview tab can be filtered by creator. [mbaechtold]

3.0.1 (2014-11-19)

  • Do not show filter/search box on activitiy tab.

3.0.0 (2014-09-29)

  • Add “Activity”-tab to the workspaces view. [jone]

  • Overview: replace old recently modified with activity stream. [jone]

2.2.2 (2015-04-13)

  • Add the fullname of the creator of a workspace to the searchable text index. This way the list of workspaces on the overview tab can be filtered by creator. [mbaechtold]

2.2.1 (2014-09-03)

  • Use navtree properties to sort items on workspace overview. [tschanzt]

  • Fix broken upgradestep 1707 if no workspaces exists. [elioschmutz]

2.2.0 (2014-06-02)

  • Added new helper method to get icon or sprite for document tab. [Julian Infanger]

  • Show all users with local roles on a Workspace. [mathias.leimgruber]

  • Hide upload option of text field on Workspace and TabbedViewFolder. [mathias.leimgruber]

  • Fix misplaced checkbox in documents tab. Reset table configuration. [elioschmutz]

  • Use ftw.builder ImageBuilder, remove the ImageBuilder of this package. [mathias.leimgruber]

2.1.0 (2014-03-20)

  • Quick upload factory: also reindex dexterity types. [jone]

  • Add functionality for deleting and moving multiple documents directly from the documents tab of the workspace. [lknoepfel, elioschmutz]

2.0.4 (2014-02-05)

  • Remove old, no longer used calendar js code. [buchi]

  • Update German, French and English translations. [jone]

2.0.3 (2014-01-09)

  • Fix quick_upload id generator (allow filenames staring with an ‘_’) [mathias.leimgruber]

2.0.2 (2013-11-28)

  • Add txt preview adapter (shows just a txt.png). [mathias.leimgruber]

  • Add zip preview adapter (shows just a zip.png). [mathias.leimgruber]

  • Add pdf preview adapter (shows just a pdf.png). [mathias.leimgruber]

  • Add xlsx preview adapter (shows just a xlsx.png). [mathias.leimgruber]

  • Add xls preview adapter (shows just a xls.png). [mathias.leimgruber]

  • Add pptx preview adapter (shows just a pptx.png). [mathias.leimgruber]

  • Add ppt preview adapter (shows just a ppt.png). [mathias.leimgruber]

  • Add docx preview adapter (shows just a docx.png). [mathias.leimgruber]

  • Add doc preview adapter (shows just a doc.png). [mathias.leimgruber]

  • Add new fallback image for previews. [mathias.leimgruber]

2.0.1 (2013-11-15)

  • The preview image should not be bigger than the container. [Julian Infanger]

2.0.0 (2013-11-04)

  • Group previews by modification date. [mathias.leimgruber]

  • Implement image preview for ftw.file. [mathias.leimgruber]

1.8.1 (2013-11-01)

  • Fix bad href in overview_sublisting. [elioschmutz]

1.8.0 (2013-10-24)

  • Implement a generic listing on the workspace overview tab. [mathias.leimgruber]

1.7.1 (2013-09-16)

  • Use human date formatting with “today”, “yesterday” etc. for tabs “documents”, “events” and “workspaces”. [jone]

1.7.0 (2013-08-28)

  • Add div-element arount ics export for better css selectors [elio.schmutz]

  • Provide a workspace browserlayer. [mathias.leimgruber]

  • Make auto-roles, granted to the owner of a workspace, configurable. [jone]

  • Plone 4.3 compatibility. [jone]

  • Move the following features from a private repo to ftw.workspace.

    • Enable filtering on overview.

    • Truncate long text in recently modified listing.

    • Use ‘today + time’ and ‘yesterday + time’ in recently modified listing.


  • Add permissionmapping for ftw.lawgiver [elioschmutz]

1.6.3 (2013-03-11)

  • Make pdf export work with document_date. [tschanzt]

  • Use finalize schemata also for TabbedViewFolder. [mathias.leimgruber]

  • Replace jq by $. [mathias.leimgruber]

1.6.2 (2013-01-21)

  • Workspace details PDF: do not show empty listings. [jone]

  • Fix error in overview tab when an object has no description. [jone]

  • Fix filtering on overview. [jone]

  • Implements sorting on fullname for PrincipalVocabulary. [phgross]

  • Set TabbviewFolder upload capable interface in TabbViewFolder not on ATFolder. [mathias.leimgruber]

1.6.1 (2012-10-16)

  • Hide view action for TabbedViewFolder. [Julian Infanger]

  • Documents tab: use document date column translation from ftw.file. [jone]

1.6 (2012-08-10)

  • Convert description to plain text, so there is no HTML in tooltip. [Julian Infanger]

  • Hide select-all in overview when filtering contents. [jone]

  • Show documenDate only if ftw.file is installed. [mathias.leimgruber]

  • Make DocumentsTab work with documentDate. [tschanzt]

  • Quick upload: run processForm after creating the file. This sets the creation flag to False. [jone]

  • Fix display issue with text-field on tabbedviewfolders. [mathias.leimgruber]

  • Add English translations. [jone]

  • Disable resetting table configuration on tabs: tabbedview does now implement it in a general menu. [jone]

  • Tabs: define column widths. [jone]

  • ViewChooser-links should have a href attribute. [Julian Infanger]

1.5.3 (2012-08-21)

  • Add own TabbedViewFolder class and disable setting default page. Setting the default page does not make sense for tabbed view folders. [jone]

  • Fix AssignableUsersVocabulary so that it works in portal_factory too. This is important when ticket boxes are used within workspaces. [jone]

  • Add tooltip information to titles in documents tab. ftw.tooltip configuration not included. [jone]

1.5.2 (2012-05-09)

  • Code cleanup (pep8/pylint). [mathias.leimgruber]

1.5.1 (2012-04-23)

  • Extend only TabbedViewFolders with the additional text field. [mathias.leimgruber]

1.5 (2012-04-02)

  • Fix quickupload setup. [mathias.leimgruber]

  • Implement ftw.tabbedview quickupload functionality into workspace. [phippu]

1.4 (2012-03-19)

  • Add workspace details PDF view (extras_require “pdf”). [jone]

1.3.10 (2012-03-12)

  • Fix testing [jone]

  • Fix sort_index for documents listing. [mathias.leimgruber]

1.3.9 (2012-03-05)

  • List default plone Event in events tab too. [jone]

  • Get portal_url in helpers with getToolByName, so there is no error if the items are solr flares. [Julian Infanger]

  • Show 10 items on recently modified listing. [mathias.leimgruber]

  • Set sort_index of meeting title to sortable_title. [Julian Infanger]

  • Icon helper should not return a image if no icon is defined for this type. [Julian Infanger]

  • Display “reset table configuration” in documents and events listing tabs. [jone]

  • Update custom “events” tab template. [jone]

  • Use userid instead of username in assignable_users vocabulary. [mathias.leimgruber]

  • Use ftw.calendar to display the events calendar. [Julian Infanger]

1.3.8 (2012-01-24)

  • User ViewPageTemplateFile from Products.Five for Plone 4.0 compatibility. [mathias.leimgruber]

  • Do not show menus and selctions on workspaces and documents tab. [mathias.leimgruber]

1.3.7 (2012-01-09)

  • Automatically assign “Administrator” role the creator of a workspace. [mathias.leimgruber]

1.3.6 (2011-12-15)

  • Translate workspaces_view. [mathias.leimgruber]

1.3.5 (2011-12-15)

  • added rst to [mathias.leimgruber]

1.3.4 (2011-12-15)

  • Fix TinyMCE configuration problem by using properties and yields. [jone]

  • Fixed Overview tab - searching, Translations, added tests [ttschanz]

1.3.3 (2011-09-13)

  • Fix folder extender, if registry is no available. [mathias.leimgruber]

1.3.2 (2011-09-09)

  • Fix a bug in assignable_users in workspaces. [mathias.leimgruber]

1.3.1 (2011-09-08)

  • Extend assingable_users vocab - also show interited users. [mathias.leimgruber]

  • Added assingable_users vocab tests using [mathias.leimgruber]

1.3 (2011-08-31)

  • Add new features: TabbevViewFolder now also has a textfield. Toolbar of Textfield is configurable, throught plone registry. [mathias.leimgruber]


  • Removed documents listing from overview. [mathias.leimgruber]


  • Totally refactored assignable_users. Now it only uses local roles and inherited roles. Groups are also supported [mathias.leimgruber]

  • Fixed arguments for bin/test in test-plone-4.0.x.cfg [lgraf]


  • Fix description and text format. [mathias.leimgruber]


  • Removed views from TabbedViewFolder [ttschanz]


  • Added date column [mathias.leimgruber]

  • Permission check for assignable_users [mathias.leimgruber]

  • Added TabbedViewFolder for portal_factory [mathias.leimgruber]

  • Set depth in catalog query to -1 (means everything). [mathias.leimgruber]


  • Removed checkboxes in documents and events listing. [mathias.leimgruber]

  • Implement membersonly param. for assignable_users vocab. [mathias.leimgruber]


  • Removed dependency to ftw.calendarwidget, it seems not to be needed [jbaumann]

  • New ftw.table implemented [mathias.leimgruber]


  • fix icon helper function (url generation) [mathias.leimgruber]


  • Initial release

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