Overwriting a Document File

  1. Log into Sitecore.
  2. Right-click the Sitecore image Sitecore Platform icon in the top left of the screen and open it in a new tab.
  3. Select the Media Library Media Library icon icon.
  4. Navigate to the original document file you wish to overwrite with the new document file.
  5. Select the document file to view its properties.
  6. Select the Lock and Edit link from the yellow message bar (if applicable).
  7. Scroll down to the Media section and select the Detach link.
    Media Library - Media Section
  8. A pop up window will appear, select OK.
    Detach document file dialogue box
  9. Now, select the Attach link.
  10. A pop up window will appear, select the Choose File button to browse for the new document file.
    Attach document file dialogue box
  11. Select the Attach button.
  12. Select the Save Changes Save icon icon.
  13. Select the Edit icon Edit icon to display drop down options and select Check In icon Check In.
  14. Publish the Media Library file for the change to take affect.

NOTE: If you are a Content Author, you will need a System Administrator to publish the Media Library file to complete the process.