iWorks presentations to Dropbox

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  1. pilgrimav8r

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    Am I being dopey or has Keynote, Numbers and Pages stopped us saving to Dropbox since iOS7 or is it me?
     
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    It's still possible:


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    Am I being dopey or has Keynote, Numbers and Pages stopped us saving to Dropbox since iOS7 or is it me?

    Perhaps I'm just dopey but until the update you could just send it to a folder in the Dropbox but I don't seem to have that option anymore or perhaps it's just me having a brain fart!

    I now only have 3 options when I press the square icon with an arrow pointing out of it, these are:

    Share link via iCloud
    Send a copy
    Open in another App

    And I've tried all those - I want to save a copy in my Dropbox - that's it!
     
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    Choose "Open in another app". Then you have to decide which format you want for this file. That done, you tap "Choose app". This will show you the apps that can open them. Choose "Dropbox", which will direct you to the app. There you can decide where in Dropbox to save it.
     
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    Ta J A but for some reason they are saving to the Dropbox but they are not viewable in there and seem to be a new extension, for example, .key. zip where as before they were simply saved as .key?

    It probably does not make much difference but I'm not sure?
     
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    It does make a difference when it's saved as .zip file. Dropbox can't open them.
    When you're already seeing this:


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    (Pages file)
    Then tap the name of the file to edit it and remove ".zip".


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    Afterwards, choose the destination. If you don't want to save it to Dropbox in general, but to a folder inside it, tap the square net to "Destination" and decide where to store the file.
    Hope that helps.
     
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    If you save a slide as a PowerPoint, it doesn't get the .zip extension. And, I honestly never tried to save as a Keynote to Dropbox before (I have a PC).

    Have you tried to see what happens if you try to open the file in Keynote or remove the .zip part? Maybe it's just a Dropbox thing...?

    Marilyn
     
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    J A, Marilyn it is a we say sorted but what a pullava - Ta to you all, yet again.
     
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    That's what I get for posting AFTER y'all! I type so slow... :D

    Still - glad it's gonna work and you got it sorted.

    Marilyn
     
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    I should tell you all out of interest that even if you save it as a .key.zip it still saves, or you can, as suggested remove the .zip bit and they save like they used to. Either way I'm sorted - oddly if they are .zip they actually end up about a third bigger! What was a 7-8 Mb pres ends up 10-11Mb when saved zipped.

    This just seems a tad odd to me but Ta anyway.
     

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