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# Managing folders¶

Use the procedures on this page to manage the folders you use in Acquia DAM.

## Creating a folder¶

2. Click Home to add a top-level (parent) folder or click a folder to add a nested (child) folder. Folders nested under a parent folder must have unique names.
3. Click the add folder icon on the actions toolbar.
4. Enter the folder name.
5. Configure the folder settings, from the following options:
• Watermark assets in this folder: When enabled, assets in the folder will display a watermark in Acquia DAM. If assets already exist in the folder, you must recreate the thumbnail for them to display. For more information about recreating thumbnails, see Uploading or editing assets.
• Apply settings to all nested folders: Select the check box to apply any edited options to nested (children) folders.
6. Click Save.

## Renaming or editing a folder¶

1. Sign in to Acquia DAM, and then click the folder you want to edit.
2. Click the edit icon in the actions toolbar or folder details panel, and then click Edit.
3. Rename or edit the folder settings. For more information, see Creating a folder.
4. Click Save.

## Moving a folder¶

1. Sign in to Acquia DAM, and then select one or more folders you want to move.
2. Drag the folder to its new parent folder in the folder tree to the left of the page. Acquia DAM will display one of the following icons for the folder:
•   Can move icon: Displayed if the folder can be moved into the folder
• Can’t move icon: Displayed if the folder can’t be moved

After the move is complete, Acquia DAM will display a message stating:

You successfully moved a folder.


If you don’t have the appropriate permissions to move the folder, the following error message displays:

Unable to move assets