Sharing a file

File type

There are two file types in Eraser:

  • Team File (default): Accessible by all team members.
  • Private File: Accessible to file creator and invited collaborators.

Here's the full list of differences:

Team filePrivate file
DescriptionDefault file type in EraserFiles that only select collaborators should access
AccessAll team membersOnly file creator + invited users
PlansAll plansProfessional, Enterprise Plans
Can be in folders?YesNo
Link accessCan enable and configureDisabled

Changing file type

The file type can be changed in the Share File menu by clicking on the Share button in the file header. Only the file creator can change the file type.

Link access

There are four link access settings in Eraser. They are set at the file-level:

  • No link access: Only team members or invited guests
  • Anyone with the link can edit (default): Anyone with the link can edit. Requires Eraser account.
  • Publicly viewable: Anyone with the link can view. Does not require Eraser account.
  • Publicly editable: Anyone with the link can edit. Does not require Eraser account. Professional and Enterprise plan only.

Link access settings options are available only for team files. Private files have no link access and can't be changed.

Changing link access

The file type can be changed in the Share File menu by clicking on the Share button in the file header.

Default link access type

At the team-level, it is possible to set the link type of all newly created files (does not apply to private files). You can do so in Team Settings by changing default file link access: