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Can't create local un-synced folder with Selective Sync any more?

Re: Can't create local un-synced folder with Selective Sync any more?

Quuzuu
Explorer | Level 4

Hi Здравко, I restarted dropbox on windows, now it works! It seems I have successfully changed the attr, but somehow the new change is not scanned by dropbox. After the restart, the icon becomes grey. Thanks!

Re: Can't create local un-synced folder with Selective Sync any more?

Damato
Helpful | Level 7

it is more than 6 months later - where is the .dropboxignore file.

It does not have to be fancy, but since .gitignore is a standard for repositories, for sync it would breathe life into a problem thatdespirately needs as sollution, and has needed one for many years. Just ignore any path specified in the file, relative to the file. Don't tough it, don't even index it, it is going to change so allow me to tell you to ignore it.

I had to sit through a sync of 5000+ files last night because the command line "sollution" did not work, and I ended up with a conflicted "node_modules" folder. Great way to waste everyone's time. 

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