The asset listing page allows you to create an A-Z list of assets where the assets are grouped by the first character of their short name.
A list of hyperlinked characters can then appear at the top of the page. When the user clicks on one of these hyperlinks, the assets starting with that character will appear. Assets that start with numbers or other characters will be listed under a hyperlink called [Other].
Example of setting up an A-Z asset listing
The following example procedure creates an A-Z asset listing to show all PDF files under the documents folder.
Create an asset listing page called Manuals under your site.
Right-click on the asset listing page in the asset tree
Change the following fields on this screen:
Asset types to list: Select PDF files
Root nodes: Select the Documents folder
List format: Select A-Z listing
Add the keyword replacements in the Edit contents screen of the page content bodycopy as shown:
ON a preview of the asset listing page, the assets in the list will be grouped by the character with which they start. A list of hyperlinked characters will also appear at the top of the list.
When you click on a hyperlinked character, you will see the assets that start with that character.
For example, if you clicked on
M you will see the assets that start with
If you click on the [Other] hyperlink, you will see the assets that start with numbers or other characters. You can change the wording of the [Other] hyperlink in the non-A-Z page text field on the Details screen.
Creating a single page A-Z listing
An A-Z listing can also be created as a single-page listing. It displays all assets on the one page under letter headings. An example of a single page A-Z listing is shown in the figure below.
Clicking a letter on the page list at the top of the screen will automatically take you to the corresponding section of the page.
For example, clicking on the letter
L will navigate the user to the assets listed under the
You can create a single page A-Z listing by selecting Single page in the A-Z listing style field on the Details screen of the asset listing page.
You can also configure the format of the letter headings on this screen, using the A-Z letter format field. For more information on these fields, refer to the Details screen chapter in this manual.