Dropbox now seems to force me to allow MS Office Online to access my files. They convert to pdfs, the print function doesn't work, and it generally seems cumbersome. I want simply to open files with my version of Word on my computer as before. How do I dodge MS Office Online?
Dropbox help told me to ensure that I turned off the apps setting in security to ensure that MS online didn't have access to the folders. This didn't help at all. Now I don't have the dropbox icon in my folder so that has also made things complicated. I can't seem to reinstall it but have asked dropbox for advice. I am using the business version so am actually paying for this service. Maybe not much longer at this rate of problems.
It's one year later. This problem still exists. Dropbox Help is claiming it's not a Dropbox setting, and that I have to find how to disable this "feature" through my Office settings or microsoft.com. I haven't figured it out yet. Seems like I got one chance at dropbox.com when I answered "yes" instead of "no" on this new feature of Microsoft "Office Online" opening the file. This was asked when opening one of my spreadsheet files. Now I can never go back and answer "no".
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