Will be good to have the implementation mention by Tom_M - Ignore folder (without selective sync), that implementation looks not complicated to do and have many users votes. But if You believe that It is very complicated, will be good to improve the Selective Sync browsers, currently is so complicated to go to a specific location and unselect a specific folder.
A quick propose: Any Dropbox Folder > Right click > Selective Sync > Open this location to unselect, select the specific folder quickly.
The most bored now is have to go directly to Dropbox Preferences > Sync > Selective Sync > and browser manually by each folder to select/unselect, that is not useful.
I agree that having SFTP to access dropbox would be extremely helpful. SFTP is much faster at uploading files than dropbox (for initial uploading). I am experiencing first hand the delay in the sync and unsync option that dropbox provides when uploading large amounts of data. I am much more prone to reaching the 300,000 file limit count first than maxing out my HDD during syncing. When I add 50GB to dropbox it syncs and when it is done I use selective sync to make the data disappear from the local hard drive so I can have more room to add in more data to start the process again and again. I am adding daat from external hardd drives at the moment. The time after I choose unsync for selective sync adds more time that SFTP doesn't have to do becasue SFTP will upload the files with no need to sync.
having SFTP to access dropbox would be extremely helpful.Dropbox has stated in the past that they will never support FTP/SFTP file transfers. There's a lot more that happens during a sync process than just a simple file transfer. Files are stored differently on the Dropbox servers, and it's the Dropbox client that prepares them. They're split into 4MB chunks, hashed, compressed and encrypted, THEN they're stored on the servers. FTP wouldn't cut it.
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