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Public folder, image. Need link to preview

Public folder, image. Need link to preview

Alexander P.5
New member | Level 1

This opens a preview in browser
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/1h3zy9jm4nftelm/AABAdhug5I_8NO8z5-N1lpVOa?preview=a.jpg

I need some link to open a preview (preferably right to comments) in mobile app (using iOS).

I expected universal links to do it.

But link opens in app only to folder. Ignoring document (preview= field).

Thanks in advance!

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Re: Public folder, image. Need link to preview

Alexander P.5
New member | Level 1

First statement: "opens in browser" means when I'm on my Mac it does open preview as expected.

Re: Public folder, image. Need link to preview

Rich
Super User II

Tap the down arrow next to a file, then tap Share, then Create a link.

Re: Public folder, image. Need link to preview

Alexander P.5
New member | Level 1

Rich, I'm after an API.
I'm talking about files in public folder. Not of my user. Of somebody else.

Re: Public folder, image. Need link to preview

Rich
Super User II

Moved to the API forum.

Re: Public folder, image. Need link to preview

Greg-DB
Dropboxer

Hi Alexander, unfortunately, Dropbox doesn't currently an API for linking to previews in the mobile apps for items in folder shared links like this. I'll be sure to pass this along as a feature request though.

Re: Public folder, image. Need link to preview

Alexander P.5
New member | Level 1

Gregory,
After some digging (you know), I've figured I need to try other options.

Flickr has 1Tb of space, API for comments, universal links that do open in app and more.
https://www.flickr.com/services/api/flickr.photos.comments.addComment.html

Thanks for your attitude!

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