Workspace Roles

Workspace roles control what a user can do within a workspace.

Role Name Permission (User) Permission (Guest)
Workspace Owner There can be only one workspace owner. See below tasks the workspace owner can perform. Guests cannot be workspace owners. Guests cannot create workspaces.
Editor+ (Sharer) See below tasks an Editor+ can perform. A guest editor+ has all the same privileges as an editor+ and cannot edit collaborators or view the list of users in the Organization.
Editor See below tasks an Editor can perform. A guest editor has all the privileges of an editor.
Commenter Commenters can only view the first page of any document in the workspace, regardless of document length. See below tasks a Commenter can perform.
Viewer Viewers can only view the first page of any document in the workspace, regardless of document length. See below tasks a Viewer can perform. A guest viewer has all the same privileges as a viewer.

Workspace Owner role permissions

*Indicates a task that only workspace owners can perform

  • Edit, delete, upload, or download content
  • Manage workspace collaborators
  • Select a default workspace role for public workspaces they own*
  • Comment on content
  • Send the workspace to the Wall
  • Edit workspace settings (such as workspace name, description, and owner)*
  • Change a workspace to public or private*
  • Move a workspace between Organizations*
  • Duplicate and delete the workspace*

Editor+ (Sharer) role permissions

  • Edit, delete, upload, or download content
  • Comment on content
  • Send the workspace to the Wall
  • View workspace settings (such as workspace name, description, owner, and privacy settings)
  • Edit collaborators: add and remove users and guests as collaborators
  • Change collaborator’s workspace roles

Editor role permissions

  • Edit, delete, upload, or download content
  • Comment on content
  • View workspace settings (such as workspace name, description, owner, and privacy settings)
  • Send the workspace to the Wall
  • View (but not edit) workspace collaborators

Commenter role permissions

  • View all workspace content
  • View workspace collaborators
  • Comment on content
  • @mention collaborators
  • View workspace settings (such as workspace name, description, owner, and privacy settings)
  • Select or group select assets, copy them, and paste into another workspace

Viewer role permissions

  • View workspace content
  • View workspace collaborators
  • View workspace settings (such as workspace name, description, owner, and privacy settings)
  • Select or group select assets, copy them, and paste into another workspace

Deep dive and learn how to view a list of permissions for each workspace role from within Bluescape. We recommend reading Collaborators.