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does a shared folder use space on both the sharing and shared accounts?
Yes, because the files exist in both accounts.
Hi, are changes to items in the shared folder reflected in both locations?
Is there a way to give somebody permanent access to a file/files without the files being in both locations?
Hi @sukpmp, any changes made in shared folders would sync to the site and to anyone added to the shared folder..
Regarding your request, do the users need to edit the files in the shared folder and add/delete files?
Hey @sukpmp, sorry to jump in here.
If all members of the folder need to edit the files in it, then the files need to be in all the accounts.
However, if you only want to give access to a folder to someone, but then you no longer need to access that folder yourself, you can just remove your own access.
You only have to pay for storage if the folder has been sent to you as a shared folder which gives you read write access.
If you want to view it only ask the person to send you a read only link instead 🙂
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Thanks for posting your question, @Rgarforth!
If you only need to download files from the folder, a shared link with view-only permissions would definitely allow you to do that.
I hope this clarifies things!
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