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Need usage breakdown in bytes for shared-to files

Need usage breakdown in bytes for shared-to files

sonnichs
Explorer | Level 3
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I have a "full" dropbox condition that is probably due to files shared-to me from other users.

I need a breakdown of all the shared-to files and the amount they are using.  I looked at the dropbox doc and this forum and cannot find this. Clicking the "avatar" only gives overall totals which is not useful here.

 

How do I list files, their share-to or share-from status, and the amount used?

 

Thanks

Fritz

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Rich
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@sonnichs wrote:

How do I list files, their share-to or share-from status, and the amount used?


There is no such feature. You can find a list of your shared folders on your Sharing page. To see their size, you'll need to use the option to Calculate Size for each shared folder.

 

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Rich
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@sonnichs wrote:

How do I list files, their share-to or share-from status, and the amount used?


There is no such feature. You can find a list of your shared folders on your Sharing page. To see their size, you'll need to use the option to Calculate Size for each shared folder.

 

sonnichs
Explorer | Level 3
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Thanks Rich-

  when I click on the "sharing page" is this showing files that I have shared-out to others, or files the others have "shared-in" to me?

Fritz

Rich
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@sonnichs wrote:

 when I click on the "sharing page" is this showing files that I have shared-out to others, or files the others have "shared-in" to me?


Both. Clicking on one will take you to that folder in your Dropbox, where you can calculate its size.

sonnichs
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Thank you Rich--I see now how the "size" option works---very manual for folders. I guess if one does not use dropbox intensively and only has a few folders that would work, but for any reasonable number of folders (I have hundreds) that would be too primitive. I was looking for something more like the Unix "du" command so that I could sort the sizes and find out where all the space is being used.

 

Thank you for your time

Fritz

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