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Offline ONLY files on Mac

Offline ONLY files on Mac

lalessan
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I have the Dropbox extension for Mac. 

I have a folder, in which I would like a few files to be ONLY available offline. 

I don't want these files to be sync because they are too big. 

 

I have figured that via selective syncing there are ways to have "online-only" files as well as  "online and ofline" files. 

But I do not seem to find a way to have "offline-only" files. 

 

Is there a way to do it?

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Jay
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Generally, any files in the Dropbox folder will be synced to the Dropbox site, as that is the primary function for the Dropbox desktop application.

 

However, you could try these steps to ignore certain files, so that they won't sync to the site.


Jay
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Jay
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Hi @lalessan, thanks for messaging the Community.

 

Just for clarification, it sounds like you want certain files to be in your Dropbox folder, but not for them to sync to your account online which would take up your quota, is this correct?

 

This will help me to assist further!


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lalessan
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Hi Jay, 

 

Thank you for helping! 

 

I want exactly what you said. 

 

Best, 
Laura

Jay
Dropbox Staff
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Generally, any files in the Dropbox folder will be synced to the Dropbox site, as that is the primary function for the Dropbox desktop application.

 

However, you could try these steps to ignore certain files, so that they won't sync to the site.


Jay
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
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