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myfiles@bc

 

Editing files from the MyFiles@bc Website

 

If you want to edit your files from the MyFiles@bc website, you must download the file to make the edits, then upload the file back to your MyFiles@bc account.

 

To edit files from the MyFiles@bc website:

 

  1. Sign in to your MyFiles@bc account at: www.bc.edu/myfiles
  2. Download the file to your computer.
  3. Make edits to the file, as needed.
  4. Upload the file back up to your MyFiles@bc account.
    Important: Make sure to select Overwrite file if it already exists.

 

Editing files in your Web folder (Windows only)

 

If you create a Web folder on your Windows computer for your MyFiles@bc space, you can use MyFiles@bc files and folders just like local files and folders on your computer. Learn how to create a Web folder to your MyFiles@bc space. To edit files in your Web folder (Windows only):

 

  1. Open the file from your MyFiles@bc Web folder, which is located in My Network Places or Web Folders (see the figure below).

    Note: Through most applications, such as Word or Excel, just open the file as you would with local files or folders on your computer.

    Open the MyFiles@bc web folder in My Network Places
    Open the file from your MyFiles@bc Web folder, which is located in My Network Places or Web Folders.

  2. When prompted, enter your BC username and password.
  3. Make edits to the file, as needed.
  4. Save the file back to your MyFiles@bc Web folder (the same way as you would any other file to a drive on your computer).