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How to put Google Drive or Dropbox on a network folder? [migrated]

How to put Google Drive or Dropbox on a network folder? If possible I would like to just put part of the folder on a network folder.
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Clear Value from Dropbox and Text Field based on Condition

My form hides and displays certain text fields and drop down selection boxes depending on the option selected on another drop down selection box (let's call it DROPDOWN BOX A). I would like to know ...
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How to tell if/when you downloaded files from Dropbox or Google drive?

I am worried that, in general, there is another computer where I have not logged out of my Gmail or Dropbox. I make it a habit to log out of my email regularly, but I could always have forgotten ...
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Can Dropbox be made to store files only on their servers and not locally, to save space?

I often store old files I don't need anymore in a folder in Google Drive. This is convenient as they are out of the way and not using space on my SSD yet still accessible if needed. I'm starting to ...
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Does Google Drive have a file request feature like Dropbox?

Dropbox allows a user to drop a file into a shared folder without having this user to be part of the shared folder. This feature is called file request. Does Google Drive have a similar feature?
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I can't directly download previous versions of a file from Dropbox anymore?

Previously I could directly download a previous version of the file. However, since from I don't know when (it was still fine less than a month ago), there seems to be no longer the "download" option ...
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Change Dropbox computer name

I have a Dropbox account installed on two machines - both Mac Minis, the users of these machines both have their own users accounts on the machines, but each machine is configured and managed from an ...
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How to directly link to subfolders in Dropbox

I have a Google Spreadsheet document with some identifiers, and a set of folders within a shared folder (shared by URL) inside my dropbox. Thus, the folder structure looks like this: shared-folder ...
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What Markdown tags are previewed by Dropbox?

Dropbox supports preview of Markdown, but not all tags. Is there any documentation available? I have inferred that it supports most, perhaps all, of the Markdown-specific syntax, but not HTML tags. ...
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How do I list my items in Dropbox by access level?

I found myself accidentally sharing sensitive information in Dropbox. This has happened multiple times. So I want to check what I'm sharing and with whom. I'd like to see a list of my items (files and ...
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Can't download folder from Dropbox

I'm trying to download a folder from Dropbox. When I click download, all I get is a file called unspecified. Any idea why this happens?
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Is an email saying Dropbox almost full a scam?

When I go to the Dropbox website, I have lots of space left. But they send out emails that say your storage is almost full. What is this about? If it's a scam, it should be reported.
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How to post to Dropbox from Everypost?

I receive the message "Need to enable account preferences" when Everypost fails to post on Dropbox. The app appears to be added to my Dropbox account and I'm lost as to what settings need to be ...
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Using Dropbox data storage as the back-end of a website

I have a large web app which currently stores all user data on my own server (with the usual precautions to deal with security, backups etc). I have recently tested out an alternative - all user data ...
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Will access to university dropbox instantly disappear once I lose affiliation?

I have a dropbox that is provided by my university. I log in using the certificate (I believe it is called a "single sign-on" or something) that I use to sign on to all other school-related things at ...
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moving files and folders between dropboxes

I have a personal dropbox and a work dropbox. I'm trying to move a folder from my personal dropbox to my work dropbox. If I Google this issue, I get the following page https://www.dropbox.com/en/help/...
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Dropbox account deleting

I have used dropbox in my PC and also gave the id and password to my friend, who also used it. Now he has resigned from the company, so I had deleted the drop box account through web and uninstalled ...
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How to hide comments by default in Dropbox file viewer?

The comment bar takes space in Dropbox. I hate in hiding it every time manually. I want it to be hidden by default. I did not find any button to hide the panel by default in Dropbox's settings. ...
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Sharing photos with friends using Dropbox

I am about to join Dropbox and would like to create a folder of photos to share with some friends, so have a couple of questions: Do they have to be members of Dropbox if they want to download any ...
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Do I regain storage space if I delete files from my Dropbox folder?

If I clear files from Dropbox do I then regain storage space?
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How to see the folders that have been shared with me in Dropbox

I have Dropbox and have received (and possibly deleted) the emails from people with links to folders they are sharing with me. Is there a way in Dropbox to see what folders have been shared with me?
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How can I have two-way sync between Dropbox 'Camera uploads' and my phone?

When I take a photo using my phone, it is automatically uploaded to 'Camera Uploads' folder in my Dropbox. But when I delete the photo from my phone, it is still in the Dropbox folder. Is there any ...
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Dropbox web vs desktop sync

I have a folder named MyFolder in the Web-Dropbox. I downloaded the desktop version of Dropbox and installed it. The Desktop-Dropbox folder contains a folder named MyFolder but its contents are not ...
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Dropbox is syncing files for all collaborators due to changed modification date, but file has not changed

This morning one of my collaborators sent me a somewhat anxious email, asking why Dropbox was notifying her about changes to lots of shared documents. I checked and found that my Dropbox client was ...
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Any way to reverse engineer path from dropbox share link?

I have a dropbox share link and accidentally renamed/moved the folder that it's linking to. I have given people the link and am trying to figure some way to figure out what the path was so I can put ...
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Total downloads after a period of time

I have a software product that's ready to launch and it's totally free. I want to use Orangedox as my hosting service, but I've got two questions. Can I know my overall download count even after ...
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Can I use Office 365 business with Dropbox Pro?

I was used to use my Office 365 home account with Dropbox (Pro version). I recently upgraded to the business version of Office 365 but I didn't find any ways to use it together with a Dropbox Pro ...
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How to remove a (big) shared folder from my Dropbox while keeping access to it?

I have some big folders on Dropbox that other people shared with me. They are a place for sharing files, and they constantly grow bigger and bigger. I'd like to avoid keeping them in my own Dropbox (I ...
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Deletions from Share Dropbox Folder

I have photos in my DropBox folder that came from a shared DropBox file. If I delete them from my computer they are deleted from my online DropBox folder. Will they also be deleted from the folder ...
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Can I get a list of who uploaded each Dropbox file in a folder?

In the web interface, I can ask to see the "previous versions" and that listing tells who uploaded the file from what machine, for each version (in the last 30 days). But that is extremely cumbersome ...
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How can I upload Facebook photos into Dropbox?

I want to store my all Facebook images in Dropbox without compressed of images.
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Can I move photos from Dropbox to Google Photos without downloading?

I have photos stored in Dropbox. I want to move them to Google Photos. I don't have enough free space on my hard drive to download them all and then upload them all. Is there any way to move them ...
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Static web hosting on Dropbox — index.html

To host my blog, I added a file called index.html to Public/blog in Dropbox. https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/01234567/blog/index.html However, I get a 404 message if I try to access without the ...
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Revert a large number of files in Dropbox

I was working together with two coworkers on a project, and we exchanged the data via Dropbox (nothing critical, so we could use Dropbox). The problem now is: One of them got the encryption virus, and ...
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Why does my Mac Numbers file become a folder with multiple files when uploaded to Dropbox?

I just uploaded a Mac Numbers file to Dropbox by dragging and dropping from my Mac desktop to Dropbox.com in Chrome. The file become a folder with 7 files in it in Dropbox. Why did this happen?
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Dropbox File Sharing Issues

I am using a shared folder in dropbox. I need to know who adds which file to the dropbox folder. Is there a way to find this out?
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Creation date Dropbox account

I want to verify if my Dropbox account was created before the 4th of October 2012, to be absolutely sure I'm able to have public folders. Is it possible to retrieve the creation date of my Dropbox ...
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How to download or copy files sent to me in Dropbox to my PC or USB thumb drive

Someone put files in Dropbox for me and I want to download them, or copy them to my PC (or a USB thumb drive). But I don't see where I indicate I want the file downloaded/copied!
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How to open Dropbox folder from a link in Trello?

I want to be able to add a Dropbox link to Trello and those people who have their Dropbox already synced should be able to click and open the file in system not in the browser. (Needed for both ...
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Shared file on Dropbox

I just received an email notification that someone shared a file with me on Dropbox. I went to my account but I could not find it anywhere. Is it possible that this person cancelled the sharing of the ...
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Getting a sharable link to a file in a shared dropbox folder

Create a folder "fruit" and share it. Now you have a link, something like https://www.dropbox.com/sh/123/456-789 Add apple.png and orange.png in "fruit" You'd think apple.png will be available as ...
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How does Dropbox work?

I've done a little bit of file sharing using Dropbox over the years, but I've gotten tired of paying the $10 monthly fee for a "Pro" account because I was told I had used up too much storage for the ...
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Accessing Dropbox photos sent to me

How does a recipient of photos sent to them by Dropbox access their photos? I seem to remember that there was an icon in the to right hand corner that allowed recipients to download as zip files into ...
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Copying Dropbox links in bulk

I have uploaded my folder, which contains over 400 images, to Dropbox and now I need to copy all these images’ Dropbox links in Excel. Copying the links one by one & pasting them in Excel is a ...
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Collaboration with Dropbox Business

We've just started to use Dropbox Business. Our files are organized in subfolders, for example: Clients > Company-A > Design Clients > Company-A > Development Clients > Company-B > ...
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Why can't I delete the special “Public” or “Photos” folders from Dropbox?

When I delete the special "Photos" or "Public" folders from my Dropbox (latest client v2.10.52, Win7, 64-bit) they reappear a few seconds later. This is rather frustrating, as I don't use these ...
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Dropbox - Sharing files or links

I want to be able to share files on dropbox for people to view, but i don't want them to be able to download the file. How can i accomplish this? Thx
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How do I clear notifications in Dropbox?

I want to remove the notifications which I got in my Dropbox when someone shared with me a file or a folder. The notification is still visible even though the file or folder is no longer shared with ...
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Dropbox + personal website [duplicate]

I just found out DropBox(free) and I'm not sure if using it as a private storage for file uploads for a website is allowed and is not considered an abuse of their service. For example, a blogger ...
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Seeing which photos I sent to whom on Dropbox

I'd like to know what photos, videos, files have I've sent to whom. I notice just after sending something, I see in green above how many photos I've sent to "x" email address, but after the fact, I am ...