My dropbox is not updating book of rules for dating
Dropbox has two fundamental ways to provide access to files: a) to a folder The confusion stems from the fact that Dropbox uses the term ‘Sharing’ to describe two entirely different outcomes.
In my view, Dropbox should call the second choice Sending instead of Sharing (as in: “Sending a link to a to a folder results in the recipient obtaining a moment-in-time snapshot of the sender’s folder and contents, an ‘uncontrolled copy’, that is dissociated with the original sender’s folder.
Then you edit the database, close it - EPIM shows it uploads it, right?
I’ve moved my Data to Dropbox using the Options/General/Dropbox menu on both machines and all seems well.
A quick scan in my Dropbox folder shows that a new ‘Apps’ folder has been created to hold my Essential PIM Databases and two additional files.
I’ve had a folder set shared across all my various Macs and IOS devices for ages, and I’ve had another folder shared with some colleagues for months – all working perfectly, with file updates from any of us turning up for everyone else. A few months ago, I started using Dropbox with a new group of people I’m working with, and to facilitate that process, we set up a new Dropbox folder and shared it around. ) Fast forward to today, when I was setting up Dropbox on a new computer under a new account here at my office, and I managed to accidentally create the same issue – the new account wasn’t seeing updates to a shared folder that a number of us are otherwise using fine (and have been for months). In the hope of saving others the same grief, I’ve written down, here, what I’ve learned today. The crux of the confusion is one, little, word: outcomes that it can deliver. The other offers a single snapshot copy of the original, with no future updates in either direction.
But I had a real problem with it – sharing a folder with a new work group lately just wouldn’t work. Nothing looked wrong, but updates to the original files we’d shared around never appeared. I know this works for my other folders, so why isn’t this new folder, that another member of my team created and shared, working for me (or the rest of our workgroup?