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I can't drag and drop files from my desktop to Dropbox on Catalina. Can you help?

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New member | Level 2

Mac 10.15

Simply trying to d&d from desktop to ANY dropbox folder. Won't let me. How do I change that?

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Re: I can't drag and drop files from my desktop to Dropbox on Catalina. Can you help?

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Hi @Kat N.; welcome to the Dropbox Community and happy Monday!

We actually had some similar reports about this lately and some users were able to tackle this by entering the following line in their Terminal (all text in one line):

IFS=$'\n'; for path in `python -c $'import os\nimport json\nfor key, value in json.loads(open(os.path.expanduser("~/.dropbox/info.json")).read()).items():\n print value["path"].encode("utf-8")'`; do echo "$path"; xattr -d com.apple.quarantine "$path"; done

Can you try this and let me know if it did the trick for you?

Thanks!



Walter
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
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