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Read a folders activity with the dropbox api

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I have just started playing with the dropbox api and using python to access my dropbox folders. I have successfull been able to connect to my dropbox account and explore the folders sorted on this account with the following few functions.

dbx = dropbox.Dropbox(token)
res = dbx.files_list_folder(folder)
metadata = dbx.files_get_metadata((folder))

However I am most interested in the activity on the folder as displayed in the website access to dropbox (see

Am I able to access this information using python and the dropbox api?

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Re: Read a folders activity with the dropbox api


The Dropbox API doesn't expose a way to retrieve all events for a file/folder like that, but I'll pass this along as a feature request. I can't promise if or when that might be implemented though. 

You can use files_list_revisions to list the file versions for a particular file though.

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