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Windows Explorer provides a visual identifier for labeled and protected content

Provide in explorer visual indicators that easily shows the classification and protection status of the document, both in the icon views and in the list views showing document properties.

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AdminTom Moser [MSFT] (Sr. Program Manager, Microsoft - Azure - Msip) shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

We released a few months ago the integration of AIP with WIP which addresses this scenario to some extent (by allowing the users to see an overlay icon for documents with specific labels) but we are investigating adding more granularity to this capability, so we are reactivating it in order to get more feedback.

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  • Britta Rückriem commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    show protected documents with other colour
    When users search for documents on their file server, they know that they are able to work with files in all folders they have access to.

    But, if somebody store protected files in an department folder, there is a mismatch between expectation and experience of the users. Because default setting in Windows 10 is to hide known file types, they are not able to see the difference between normal and proected files at a glance.
    Help to decide which document type is shown in the file explorer by marking AIP protected files in red colour by default.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    The file with the label applied does not start the file and is not known. Therefore, you want to make sure that the file that the label is applied to does not have to be visually and not to be started.

  • Sebastian commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Non-Office files when covered with AIP label or protection are getting additional sub-icon on the main file icon. But for Office files it is not the case. Issue: users can't easily find Office files in Windows Explorer that are covered with AIP labels or protection. They need to first open the Office file in Office Client or AIP Client to make sure is AIP is in use. Second issue: it's not consistent for user experience when non-Office files are getting additional marking on file Icon, bot Office files don't. Please add the sub-icon to Office files, too.

  • Amer Rasheed commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    It would be very beneficial if the Classification label is able to previewed within File Explorer for all MS Office and non Office type document. For example, when you have a list of files listed where it shows 'Name', 'Date Modified', 'Type', 'Size' you could have a Coloumn for 'Classification Label' and it would show if the file is 'Restricted' or 'Confidential'

  • Amer Rasheed commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This feature would help to easily identify which MS Office documents have been classified and protected with ease.

  • Junaid Ahmed commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Would love to have this feature avaialable soon. This is a big ask from one of my enterprise customer who is seriously and rigorously evaluating AIP for their organization.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This is a great wish to make it easy for users to find their aip documents in Onedrive

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Currently, we are able to quickly identify or list out the protected documents such as .txt file or .jpg file as there are changes in the suffix of the file format i.e. ".p" is included to become .ptxt, and there is a locked icon shown. Can we have something similar to identify Microsoft office documents?

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