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"show older changes": Is there another way view file version history?

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"show older changes": Is there another way view file version history?

Explorer | Level 4

Other than clicking "view folder history" on the right sidebar, is there another view to see File Version history either in the webbrower or mac app?

 

I'm trying to view changes to a folder that I've copied thosands of images into over the course of about a month in order to deterimine the amount of time I spent working on a project. Clicking " show older changes"  to look back eailer has been very time consuming amd slow since it shows every file I copied or removed. It's a great feature however I'm wonder if there is another way to view folder history that is perhaps on a single page/file or one that isnt so granular. 

 

I know this probably unlikely but thought I'd check. Thank you in advance. 

 

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Re: "show older changes": Is there another way view file version history?

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Dropboxer

Hello @nickkp, thanks for reaching out to us here!

 

If the folder that you're looking at happens to be a shared folder, then perhaps checking the Events for the folder will be easier as you can simply scroll to the bottom of the page to force load more results.

 

You can find the events by either going to your Events page and filtering for the folder, or by clicking the "..." to the right of the folder name in your Files page online and choosing "Events".

 

Otherwise, if the folder is not shared, then you wouldn't be able to filter the Events for that specific folder (although the actions will still appear in the Events page with the rest of the Events in your account).

 

Let me know if this helps!


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Re: "show older changes": Is there another way view file version history?

Dropboxer
Dropboxer

Hello @nickkp, thanks for reaching out to us here!

 

If the folder that you're looking at happens to be a shared folder, then perhaps checking the Events for the folder will be easier as you can simply scroll to the bottom of the page to force load more results.

 

You can find the events by either going to your Events page and filtering for the folder, or by clicking the "..." to the right of the folder name in your Files page online and choosing "Events".

 

Otherwise, if the folder is not shared, then you wouldn't be able to filter the Events for that specific folder (although the actions will still appear in the Events page with the rest of the Events in your account).

 

Let me know if this helps!


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


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Re: "show older changes": Is there another way view file version history?

Explorer | Level 4

Thanks @Daphne ! What a great tip. I didnt know about "events". I just tried it with this shared folder and it worked like a charm. Thank you again! 

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Re: "show older changes": Is there another way view file version history?

Dropboxer
Dropboxer

I'm very glad to hear that @nickkp!

 

If there's anything else you need, I'm just a post away. 😁

 

I hope you have a great week ahead!


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