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FR: Saving Paper docs to existing Dropbox folder structure/file-system.

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A number of us have started using dropbox paper at work. We want to save documents that we create in paper to an existing Team folder but I can't see how to do this. Any ideas anyone?

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ejr83 New member | Level 2
New member | Level 2

I decided to try papers today for the first time. I am so confused why it doesn't save to my existing dropbox folders. To me there is no point switching from google docs without that, it seems like the most important feature that papers could have.

Please introduce this!!!

pro54463 New member | Level 2
New member | Level 2

Any updates on this paper doc-dropbox linking?

Explorer | Level 4
This is a critical feature. As others mentioned, it doesn't make sense to keep track of 2 different project folders. Paper should "live" inside of Dropbox, period. Definitely for Business users. It would be fine if Paper docs are only viewable within Dropbox folders on the web, and not in the synced Dropbox folders locally. That would still be a huge improvement!
thomzi12 New member | Level 2
New member | Level 2

This is insane that this is not supported functionality. 

Guess I'll ... um ... save a word doc with a link to my dropbox paper doc?

Helpful | Level 5

Would love an update on an expected timeframe for this!

c_mr New member | Level 2
New member | Level 2

Yes, Dropbox Paper is amazing but I need to be able to save my papers directly into a team Dropbox folder. 

Explorer | Level 4
I agree with many commenters that this is a very important feature as part of using Dropbox + Paper to manage projects. While it is possible to have a file structure in each, this process complicates the management of folders and files, requires additional time to manage, and increases the possibility of duplicating work or losing track of files. It would be great to have an update on this, and what is the recommended solution from the Dropbox Team.
grammarpanda New member | Level 2
New member | Level 2

Is it possible to navigate to paper documents from the desktop dropbox folder?

Hi @grammarpanda, currently, you can directly navigate to all of your Paper docs from your Paper Home
Nonetheless, I’ve moved your comment to this thread in the Share an idea section of the Community so as to keep relevant feedback together. 
I hope this helped to some extent. Let me know if you have any other questions!
Pretzel New member | Level 2
New member | Level 2

Hi @Lusil,

Is Dropbox at all planning on allowing to store Paper files in the existing Dropbox folder structure? Or won't that be allowed because of the integration with Microsoft Office (we love Paper and we don't want to use Microsoft Office)?


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