How to Overwrite a Document in OU Campus

If you wish to update a document that is in OU Campus by overwriting it, follow these instructions:

  1. Name your document with the same name as the one you plan to overwrite. It should be all lowercase and use dashes for any necessary separation.
    How to Overwrite a Document in OU Campus


  2. In OU Campus, click the Upload button. Make sure you are in Staging, not Production.
    How to Overwrite a Document in OU Campus

    A window will pop up, it will look like this:
    How to Overwrite a Document in OU Campus


  3. Make sure the Overwrite Existing box is checked.
    How to Overwrite a Document in OU Campus


    If you do not check the Overwrite Existing box, when you try to upload the file, the status will show up as “Filename already in use” and will not allow you to move forward.

    It will look like this:
    How to Overwrite a Document in OU Campus


  4. Drag the new file from your desktop or click the + Add button and select it from your files.
    How to Overwrite a Document in OU Campus


    Now the Filename should appear without any error message, as shown in the image below:
    How to Overwrite a Document in OU Campus


  5. Once you have done that, click Start Upload.
    How to Overwrite a Document in OU Campus


  6. Now the document is overwritten. Publish the document, and you are done.
    How to Overwrite a Document in OU Campus

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