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Re: Pdf problem

Pdf problem

robbrock
Explorer | Level 3

When I share a link on Dropbox that has a pdf file, Dropbox shares it as a webpage only. How do I receive it as a PDF?
Along the sane lines, I used to be able to drag and drop it to my desktop but it’s not doing that either
Could someone help please? Thx!

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Re: Pdf problem

Sanchez
Dropboxer
Hey, @robbrock, thanks for reaching out. 
 
When you follow a Shared Link, by default the file will preview in a web browser (or in our app on your mobile device). If you want to download it, you can then look for the Download option by clicking on the ellipsis ( … ) icon on the right side of the page. 
 
If you want to, you can modify links you create so that they will automatically download or render for the user that opens them. More info about this here
 
About the drag-n-drop functionality, can you tell me a bit more about that? What steps did you used to be able to take to get this done? How long ago was that? 
 
Let me know, and we’ll go from there! 

Sanchez
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
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Re: Pdf problem

Sanchez
Dropboxer
Hey, @robbrock, thanks for reaching out. 
 
When you follow a Shared Link, by default the file will preview in a web browser (or in our app on your mobile device). If you want to download it, you can then look for the Download option by clicking on the ellipsis ( … ) icon on the right side of the page. 
 
If you want to, you can modify links you create so that they will automatically download or render for the user that opens them. More info about this here
 
About the drag-n-drop functionality, can you tell me a bit more about that? What steps did you used to be able to take to get this done? How long ago was that? 
 
Let me know, and we’ll go from there! 

Sanchez
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
dropbox.com/support


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:arrows_counterclockwise: Still stuck? Ask me a question!
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Re: Pdf problem

robbrock
Explorer | Level 3

thx. worked well.  appreciate your response

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