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A community's MIME type mappings are used to identify the format of documents in incoming and outgoing messages.

In OnBase, MIME types are mapped to specific file formats and extensions, meaning that incoming documents are stored with the file format and extension mapped to the MIME type specified in the message. Conversely, when a document is sent in an outgoing message, its file extension determines what MIME type the document is identified as in the message.

To configure community MIME types:

  1. In the Configuration module, select Medical | IHE | Communities. The IHE Communities dialog box is displayed.
  2. Select a community and click the MIME Types button.

    The MIME Type Mappings dialog box is displayed.

  3. Do one of the following:
    • To create a new MIME type mapping, click the Add button.

    • To configure an existing MIME type mapping, select it and click the Settings button, or double-click it in the list.

    The MIME Type Configuration dialog box is displayed.

  4. For a new mapping, enter the MIME type in the MIME field. For example, your community might use a MIME type of text/plain to identify plain-text files.

    The MIME field cannot be edited once the MIME type mapping has been saved.

  5. Use the File Format drop-down list to map a file format to the MIME type. This setting controls how OnBase renders documents imported as this MIME type.
  6. The File Extensions list contains existing file extensions mapped to this MIME type, and indicates which mapped extension is the default one for the MIME type. Select a listed file extension and click the Modify button, or click the Add button to map a new extension. The MIME Type File Extension dialog box is displayed.
  7. Enter the file extension to map in the File Extension field. A leading period is not required.
  8. If you want incoming documents to be saved using this extension by default, select the Set as default extension option.

    You must set a default file extension for each MIME type. Even if the MIME type has only one file extension mapped to it, that file extension must be set as the default extension.

  9. Click OK to save your file extension mapping.
  10. When all file extensions have been mapped, click Save.