Your own personal access using My DL

My DL offers a convenient way to accomplish the most frequent tasks in Document Locator. It’s a personal access point, and a standard component included with desktop access.

Global search

Search across repositories and find files related but stored in separate areas. Global search in My DL makes it possible to find information in a single search, regardless of which repositories files are located.

Choose the repositories you wish to include in a single, federated search. Search by file content, property values , filenames, descriptions, version notes, and workflow comments. Security limits search activity to only those areas where users are authorized.


View tasks, participate in workflows, search globally across repositories, and run reports in My DL.

Features of MyDL

Windows access

Access My DL from the Start menu or directly from within windows in the DL Toolbar.


Search globally across multiple document repositories.

Search repositories

Select the repositories to search, and choose the search criteria to search by (full-text content, filename, metadata values, descriptions, version notes, and more.

Preview files

Preview files inside My DL before opening.

File details

View file details, including properties, record policies, and more.

The most common tasks

My DL is a one-stop location for many of the most common activities in Document Locator. In addition to search, anyone can access their own list of quick view items:

  • Last 30 days files
  • Last 30 documents
  • Checked-out documents
  • Workflow documents
  • Reports
  • Tasks
  • Messages

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Web access datasheet

Document Locator’s optional WebTools Browser and WebTools Desktop allow for easy access to files over the internet.Get Datasheet »

Mobile access datasheet

Access files on the go using mobile devices and tablets wherever your work takes you.Get Datasheet »

WebTools mobile access

Access files on-the-go on mobile devices and tablets with the DL Mobile companion for Document Locator.Learn More »

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