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How to Display Which Files Are Currently Syncing

Eddi-Wan New member | Level 2
New member | Level 2

When I mouse-over my system tray icon, I can see, for instance, "Uploading N files."  However, I can't find a way to display which files are currently in process.

Is there a way?

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Re: How to Display Which Files Are Currently Syncing

Super User II
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Open your Dropbox folder and the ones syncing will have a spinning blue icon over the bottom right of the file icon


 


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Re: How to Display Which Files Are Currently Syncing

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Open your Dropbox folder and the ones syncing will have a spinning blue icon over the bottom right of the file icon


 


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Eddi-Wan New member | Level 2
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Thank you.

I understand that if I locate the right file in my dropbox folder, I can use the icon.  However, I have over 900 folders and nearly 25k files in Dropbox, so trying to find the syncing files individually isn't really feasible.

Is there any way to get Dropbox to be more specific than just a count of files updating?  For instance, if I remember correctly, in Carbonite, the status simply shows how many files it's backing up, but if you ask, it will display the file names as it backs them up.

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Re: How to Display Which Files Are Currently Syncing

Super User II
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The only way to do it is as I said I'm afraid. Theres no other way to narrow things down


 


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Re: How to Display Which Files Are Currently Syncing

Eddi-Wan New member | Level 2
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Thanks again.  I learned some time back that if I get an accurate answer to a question, I don't have to like the answer for it to be a good answer.  

Looks like the only option is to ask Dropbox to stick it the development queue and hope for the best.

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