What are bookmarklets?

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Bookmarklets are useful external tools stored in a web browser which add new features to AODocs. They enable users to extend the possibilities of AODocs.

Bookmarklets are built on top of the AODocs API, and all the actions performed via the bookmarklets will respect the permissions configured in AODocs (in other words, you cannot do via a bookmarklet an action that would be forbidden to you in the normal AODocs interface).

There are currently 5 bookmarklets for AODocs. The table below shows the available bookmarklets and the minimum permissions required to use them:

AODocs bookmarklets

Launch on AODocs homepage

Launch on Library homepage

Launch on Document list view

Launch on Document page

Audit Log
Export the audit log from a domain, a library or a document

 

Batch actions
Download all sets of attachments of a document of a library

   

Document export
Export the properties of selected documents

   

Metadata Copy
Copy a batch of properties from a source document to a set of others

     

Permission export
Export the permission settings of libraries to which you have admin rights

     
Super Admin                   Library Administrators                        Editor                           Viewer

1. How to install a bookmarklet?

When you are in the AODocs homepage, select the bookmarklet you want to install and drag & drop the bookmarklet link from https://bookmarklets.aodocs.com to your bookmark tab.

Installing a bookmarklet

2. How to launch a bookmarklet?

Depending on the bookmarklet used, go to the AODocs page supported by the bookmarklet, and click on the bookmarklet in the bookmark bar to launch it.

Launching a bookmarklet

Important:
If the bookmarklet does not launch, check that your browser does not block pop-ups. If the URL bar shows pop-up blocker icon on its right, click on it and select “Always show pop-ups from aodocs.com”.

3. How to uninstall a bookmarklet?

Removing the bookmarklet from the bookmark bar uninstalls the AODocs bookmarklets. 

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