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How do I stop sync accidentally moved folder

How do I stop sync accidentally moved folder

vcclng
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Hello there,

 

In my client, I accidentally moved a folder to another folder and it is now synchronizing.

 

How do I stop the sync process while ensuring that the original folder remains intact and nothing is lost.?

 

Not sure if this can be stopped as it's a move.

 

Thanks

 

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Mark
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Just move it back 🙂

 


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Mark
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Just move it back 🙂

 


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ploringsask
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This is actually a problem I have regularly. I accidentally move a folder into the folder near it, and then instantly hit CRTL-Z to undo it.

 

HOWEVER, dropbox has to go through the entire syncing process of moving everything, which for a big directory can really clog up the update queue! 

 

Is there a way to get Dropbox to realize that the move was undone and simply cancel the syncing actions?

ploringsask
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Another note is that the sync, which effectively changes nothing, has to happen on every computer that has these folders. All very annoying if you're just waiting for an updated document changed by a colleague earlier in the afternoon.

Rich
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ploringsask wrote:

Is there a way to get Dropbox to realize that the move was undone and simply cancel the syncing actions?


No, there isn't.

 

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