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opening the folder than contains a recently saved file

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It used to be that when I opened DropBox on my computer (without going to DropBox.com), I would get a list of recently updated files. And if I clicked on a recently used file, the folder that contained that file would open. Then I would have to click the file to open it.

I liked that. Somehow I find that I very often want another file from the same folder as a file that I was recently (or still am) working on. 

But now, the file itself opens, rather than its folder. 
Color me sad.

Is there a way to easily and quickly open the folder that contains a recently used file without having to go through the usual navigation? 

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Re: opening the folder than contains a recently saved file

Dropboxer

Hey there @allthumbs,

When you're viewing your activity in the Recents tab from the Dropbox icon, just below the file name you'll see the folder name that the file is within. If you hover your mouse over that folder name, you should see that you're able to click this to open the folder within your file browser.

Let me know how it goes - Thanks!




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Re: opening the folder than contains a recently saved file

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Bingo! 

Soooooo easy when you know how, huh?

Thanks, Daphne!

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Re: opening the folder than contains a recently saved file

Dropboxer

Not a problem at all @allthumbs, that's what we're here for! nerd face

If there's anything else I can help with then you know where to find me. Until then, I hope you have a great start to the week.

Cheers!




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