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FileCase manages in a convenient way all your device's files and media contents. It helps share your content with other users, by employing Domain sharing, which lets you compress the files of your choosing from your device for backup reasons or to easily deploy them to another device. You can also protect your extra valuable data, by setting a password and encrypting it.

After start FileCase presents the main application panel allowing access to all functions.

FileCase main panel

To manage FileCase you may use your phone's keyboard and navigation keys, or the touch screen.  On some phone models you may use alternatively the digit keys to navigate ( 2->up, 6->right, 8->down, 4->left, 5->OK ).


Adding new files

FileCase tree

To add files to FileCase, select the Items tree panel. This panel lets you navigate through your items structure, add, change and delete your items.

By applying the navigation keys of your phone, you navigate through the tree and select items. To view any selected item in the tree, select View option from the menu.

To add new sibling item to selected item, select New sibling option from the menu.

To add new child ( subordinated ) item to selected item, select New child option from the menu.

After selecting New sibling or New child you may view the list of predefined item patterns. You may select one by using navigation keys ( arrow up and down ). After having selected one item pattern you view its structure by selecting View option from the menu, or use to create new item by selecting Select menu option. Than you can enter your data in record fields and save new entry by selecting Save. Thereafter you will see your new record. You may either return to the tree panel by selecting Back or change the new item once again by selecting Edit.

The tree panel menu options Move up and Move down let you reorganize items in the tree.

All files in FileCase fall under a Shared Domain. To create a domain, select the New sibling option from the menu and select Shared Domain. Name your domain and pick the Save option from the menu.

To build up a structure of your items, you may add some Folder items to your domain and name them properly.

After adding a folder, you can assign files to it by highlighting it and choosing the Select file option from the menu. You will be presented with the file chooser tree. Highlight the folder you would like to assign to the item and press the Select button from the menu. Your files will now be assigned to the folder in the tree.


Searching records

FileCase search panel

To find specific item located anywhere in your archive, select the Search panel, enter your item's name and contents, specify additional search parameters and let the program find the items.

Please consider setting additional search parameters:

  • ignore case: while matching, should the character's case be ignored?
  • text search mode: whether you are looking for whole words or your searched text is a part ( contains ) of a target text attribute or the attribute itself
  • fields match: should all the entered fields match ( all ), or match of any of the field's selects the searched item

Note's lists: Favorites, Recently used and Important

Favorites and Recently used lists support convenient and straight access to most interesting and valuable entries of your archive.

You can individually select your items to be enlisted in Favorites list, the program automatically records your item views and manages the Recently used list.

The Folder items are the only items which are not managed by both the Favorites and Recently used lists.

Settings

In day-to-day usage FileCase requires no maintenance or adjustment. However, there are several parameters which the user may change.

To change the program's setting and options go to the Settings panel. Here you can see your device's configuration parameters and specify some of the program's options:

  • language -> selects the program's language and set of predefined item templates
  • installation date -> displays date of FileCase installation

To edit those parameters, enter Edit mode.

To see more device settings, select Device settings.

The last option in this menu is Delete archive option. This option lets you delete all your FileCase data. Before your archive will be deleted, you are asked to confirm the delete.

Data backup, restore and exchange with a PC

FileCase lets you backup and share your files by letting you compress any of your Shared Domains. To do this, highlight a Shared Domain in the tree panel and choose Zip Domain or Encrypt Zip Domain form the menu. You will be presented with a file selection tree, in which you can specify where you want to place the compressed domain. Select a folder and the domain will be compressed and saved there with the specified name. If you selected the Encrypt Zip Domain you will be asked for a password upon creation, and you will need this password to open the encrypted domain at a later time.

After the domain is saved, you can copy it to a PC like any other file.

To restore your Shared Domain, select a domain and pick the Unzip Domain or Decrypt Unzip Domain option from the menu, and select the archive to be unzipped.

In case of encrypted domains, you will need the password defined at encryption time to access your files.

News, new versions, update

We advise you to look regularly at our pages at

www.mpsystem.com/e/products/filecase

to obtain news and information about updates.

While updating FileCase please select the option to preserve your current data, otherwise it will be deleted by your device installation program!

Product's general information

FileCase is a product of MP System LLC ( www.mpsystem.com ). All rights reserved.

General disclaimer

MP System LLC ( www.mpsystem.com ) is an independent software manufacturer and commits to high quality and security of FileCase product. We are constantly working on improving the product and providing the best possible service to our customers.

However, there can be no general guarantee offered concerning the absolute security of your data and the product.

Please also consult the license agreement of our product.