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I do not want selective sync

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I may have 3 copies of the same file in three seperate folders.  If I want to delete one of them only what do I do.  Right now it seems to delete it everywhere.  Thank you!

 

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Re: I do not want selective sync

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Hi Elle, if you’re only deleting one of the files, but it’s deleting from all three folders, is it possible that you’re using symlinks which refer to alternative locations on your machine?

Otherwise, are you referring to having the same folder on three different machines?

Thanks in advance!

Jay
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I only work from one computer - 

I may have one picture in 3 different DROPBOX folders and only want to delete the picture from one.  Help - thanks!

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Just to clarify, are these different Dropbox folders on different computers, or are they on the same computer? Do they show any syncing icons? Are they linked to your existing account?
 
If these 3 folders are for the same account, but on different computers, then the file will be deleted from all computers.

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p.s. I don't know what symlinks is....

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