I’m also having the same issue when trying to work on Microsoft Word on my iPad, saving to Dropbox. The file will work fine when I use a desktop, but then when I try to open the same file using the Word iPad app, I get a message “can’t upload - something is wrong and changes can’t be upload” and it prompts me to save a copy. I don’t want to save a new copy every time I want to save a file.
Similar to other users, when I try to export from Word as a PDF, the file saves but is 0 bytes.
I submitted a ticket but also wanted to add to this forum.
Adding a brief note to say that I’ve been struggling with this same issue since late February. I can rename the file in Dropbox and then “save a copy” with the original name in the same place from Word, but I can’t overwrite the original file from Word and the auto-save/upload does not work. I suspect a permissions issue related to overwriting the file somehow?
I am having same/similar problem. My error message is in a yellow ribbon/bar across the top of the document: “Can’t upload - Something’s wrong and your changes can’t be uploaded. Save File Copy”
I cannot save a file copy even if I change the file name. I get an error message “Cannot Save File”
Hoping for a solution SOON.
I have also been having this same problem for some time. Affects most of the work I have tried to use my iPad to replace my laptop with -- PowerPoint, Word, Excel. Very frustrating.
I always used to download to Dropbox - bills I’d been sent accounts etc on my iPad . This no longer works. - Haven’t checked on my iMac - The file that downloads is gibberish.
BUT I can download to the new Files app on my iPad - maybe Apple has done something to make downloading to Dropbox unworkable.
photos from Safari still works okay.
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