Sharing Documents via MyFiles

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Being able to share files, pictures, and documents is vital for many co-parents' communication. On OurFamilyWizard, MyFiles is a central location for parents to upload photos, homework assignments, permission slips, and more. 

In this tutorial:

Uploading Documents to MyFiles

Uploading Directly to MyFiles

  1. In the main navigation menu, click Info Bank.
  2. Select the MyFiles section from the menu on the left.  
  3. Next, click the Add button (blue plus sign) located at the top of the MyFiles page. 
  4. Select “Choose file” (Mac) or “Browse File” (PC) to locate the documents you wish to upload. Once you have chosen the file you wish to upload, you can label it and put a brief description. If you wish the file to be private and viewable only to you, check the box for "Private."
  5.  After you have finished, click Save and your file will be uploaded. 
Edit or Delete MyFiles

Editing or Deleting MyFiles Uploads

Files that have been uploaded directly to the MyFiles section of the Info Bank can be edited or removed by the parent who added them. 

  1. In the main navigation menu, click Info Bank.
  2. Select MyFiles from the menu on the left.
  3. Files that you have uploaded directly to MyFiles will see 3 options under the 'Options' column: 
    1. Click Edit to edit the file
    2. Click Delete to delete the file
    3. 'Normal File' simply designates that this file was uploaded directly to the MyFiles section.
Checking Available MyFiles Space

Checking Your Available MyFiles Storage Space

Each parent account on OFW has storage space that is used when PDFs, pictures, receipts, and other documents are uploaded to the website. Files uploaded by your co-parent do not affect the amount of storage space available for your account. To check how much of your storage space you are currently using, do the following:

  1. In the main navigation menu, click Info Bank.
  2. Select MyFiles from the menu on the left.
  3. In the blue bar above the file list, click on the green Info button  on the right. This will expand a section that will tell you the percentage of MyFiles storage that you are currently using. 

Learn how to purchase more storage space for your account

View Entries Associated with MyFiles

Attachments to Messages, Journal Entries, and Expense Entries

While parents can upload documents directly to MyFiles, attachments that were uploaded with a message, a journal entry such as a check-in or moment, or an expense entry will also be documented within MyFiles as well. 

You can see which files in your MyFiles list are attachments to messages, journals, and expenses by clicking the 3 dots under the Options column. If a file is an attachment to another entry, you will be presented the option to view the entry in question. If a file was directly uploaded to the MyFiles section, it will be designed as a "Normal File".