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A-Z glossary of PageSeeder concepts

archive

Is a default folder in every group and it is also a verb that describes a feature of the system. It is created by the system when the group is created. How the feature works is easier to understand with some background.

The fundamental concept of PageSeeder's XLink architecture is that documents, fragments, sections, comments, tasks are created, then edited by members. Both the current and historical information is linked together in one or more groups. By definition, all PageSeeder artifacts have dependencies.

 The role of the archive is so that PageSeeder can filter documents out of the user interface but still preserve the integrity of the link data. PageSeeder places an archived document in the archive folder, then in a subfolder for the current year and month. A reference to an archived PageSeeder document appears like the following:

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and reverse links are displayed like this:

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These visual clues can be used to help users edit out obsolete references.

The integrity of the data is also the reason why PageSeeder’s delete feature requires special configuration to access.

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