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do i need dropbox in order to edit a file that is in my friend's dropbox?

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I have been sent a link to a file stored in someone's dropbox.  Do I need dropbox to edit the file? 

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Re: do i need dropbox in order to edit a file that is in my friend's dropbox?

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Hi @patricia b.28,

 

I understand that your friend sent you a shared link - a shared link is a static copy of the content and you can just view it online.

 

To collaborate on a file/folder, you 'll need a Dropbox account and the owner of the content to share the file or the content with yo...!

 

Let me know if you need anything else, I'll be around!




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Re: do i need dropbox in order to edit a file that is in my friend's dropbox?

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Dropboxer

Hi @patricia b.28,

 

I understand that your friend sent you a shared link - a shared link is a static copy of the content and you can just view it online.

 

To collaborate on a file/folder, you 'll need a Dropbox account and the owner of the content to share the file or the content with yo...!

 

Let me know if you need anything else, I'll be around!




Zed
Community Moderator @ Dropbox
https://dropbox.com/support


Heart Did this post help you? If so please mark it for some Kudos below. 
 Did this post fix your issue/answer your question? If so please press the 'Accept as Solution' button to help others find it.
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