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Dropbox Chooser Query

New member | Level 2
New member | Level 2

We want to use dropbox chooser to import files into SITS, our Student Records System via the webapp.

We have a couple of questions we need to confirm the answer to before we can integrate this.

  1. When the student clicks "Upload from Dropbox" using the DB chooser app, are the files uploaded into our Dropbox account before being imported via chooser into our application?
  2. If the answer to 1. is yes, how long at the files retained in our DB account for?
  3. What level of account is required to setup and use chooser?
  4. Is there a minimum number of users required on an account to use chooser?
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Re: Dropbox Chooser Query

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1. When someone opens the Dropbox Chooser, e.g., from your site, the Chooser only allows access to that end-user's own Dropbox account, i.e., whatever account is signed in to dropbox.com (or whatever account the user signs in to if not already signed in). 

They can then choose one or more existing file(s) from their account, and/or upload more files to their own account. Either way, once they're done and click "Choose", link(s) to the selected file(s) from their account are returned to your site. From there, your code can do whatever it needs to with those link(s).

2. Files in a Dropbox account, regardless of source, remain there until deleted by the user. Dropbox does not automatically delete files after some amount of time.

3. Any kind of Dropbox account can setup or use the Dropbox Chooser.

4. No, there is no minimum like this.

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