Let other view my file use drop box

Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by paulyeo11, Aug 27, 2010.

  1. paulyeo11
    Offline

    paulyeo11 iPad Enthusiast

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2010
    Messages:
    348
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    singapore
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    Hi all

    It is possible for me to let my friend view my ppt thru drop box ?

    I cannot find the file link copy icon.

    Pls advise.
  2. j0yful
    Offline

    j0yful iPad Addict

    Joined:
    Jun 11, 2010
    Messages:
    1,189
    Thanks Received:
    22
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +22 / 0
    yes, but you should ask for their e-mail address. and then in the dropbox website create a folder for sharing wherein you put the files that you want to share. then on the "sharing" tab you can choose the file you want to share and type it the e-mail address of the person to whom you like to share it with. i hope that's clear.
  3. paulyeo11
    Offline

    paulyeo11 iPad Enthusiast

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2010
    Messages:
    348
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    singapore
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    Thank you very much for your info. How about if I need to copy the link and paste at forum for other to download my file ? It is possible ?as I may also want to send a email to my staff from my iPad yahoo email.
  4. BrennB
    Offline

    BrennB iPad Addict

    Joined:
    Jun 13, 2010
    Messages:
    1,278
    Thanks Received:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    California
    Ratings:
    +4 / 0
    Simply copy your file to the "public" folder and you'll have a clickable link to share.
  5. paulyeo11
    Offline

    paulyeo11 iPad Enthusiast

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2010
    Messages:
    348
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    singapore
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    Hi BB , THANK you for yr sharing. Now I start to like drop box .
  6. BrennB
    Offline

    BrennB iPad Addict

    Joined:
    Jun 13, 2010
    Messages:
    1,278
    Thanks Received:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    California
    Ratings:
    +4 / 0
    Yes, I'm really starting to love using DropBox too.
  7. paulyeo11
    Offline

    paulyeo11 iPad Enthusiast

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2010
    Messages:
    348
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    singapore
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    Box.net is even better allow you to save those file in your iPad .
  8. j0yful
    Offline

    j0yful iPad Addict

    Joined:
    Jun 11, 2010
    Messages:
    1,189
    Thanks Received:
    22
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +22 / 0
    you can do it with dropbox too, just add them to your favourites. that way , you can view the particular file even without an internet.
  9. paulyeo11
    Offline

    paulyeo11 iPad Enthusiast

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2010
    Messages:
    348
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    singapore
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    Thank you for the info. I will fall in love with drop box
  10. paulyeo11
    Offline

    paulyeo11 iPad Enthusiast

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2010
    Messages:
    348
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    singapore
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    Hi joy

    Can you pls tell me how to copy file to my favourites ?

    I also try drop box on my win note Bk also unable to know how to move file tomfavourtes ?

    Paul
  11. j0yful
    Offline

    j0yful iPad Addict

    Joined:
    Jun 11, 2010
    Messages:
    1,189
    Thanks Received:
    22
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +22 / 0
    Paul,

    in your dropbox app. open the particular folder you like. select the file that you want then hit the star on the upper right. that star will add that file to your favorites.

    To view the files that are in your favorites hit the "double star" icon on the upper right.

    try it!

    j0yful
    Last edited: Sep 2, 2010
  12. paulyeo11
    Offline

    paulyeo11 iPad Enthusiast

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2010
    Messages:
    348
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    singapore
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    Hi joy I try and it work.

    I just try to edit my edit file and I notice it is not possible. And I think I need to open document2go to edit . Can you share with me how to use doc2go to access those file I save in favourites of drop box ?
  13. j0yful
    Offline

    j0yful iPad Addict

    Joined:
    Jun 11, 2010
    Messages:
    1,189
    Thanks Received:
    22
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +22 / 0
    Hey Paul,

    Opening a file from dropbox via Docs2Go is way easier. Open your docs2go app , click "online files", then click the "+" icon on the upper left. you will then see options. from google docs, box.net, dropbox and etc. just choose which one you like. enter your username and password. every time, you need to download a file. just click those. ;)

    j0yful
  14. paulyeo11
    Offline

    paulyeo11 iPad Enthusiast

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2010
    Messages:
    348
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    singapore
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    Hi joy , I am using free ver of docs2go, so on the top left Conner is different , so I can not follow your step. And I notice that I can access google on top right hand Conner for doc.

    Now my aim is how to acess drop box favorite folder off line ?

    Hope you can share with me.
  15. j0yful
    Offline

    j0yful iPad Addict

    Joined:
    Jun 11, 2010
    Messages:
    1,189
    Thanks Received:
    22
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +22 / 0
    if you want to access your favorite folder just click the 2 overlapping star on the upper left. it's the icon beside the "wheel icon".
  16. paulyeo11
    Offline

    paulyeo11 iPad Enthusiast

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2010
    Messages:
    348
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    singapore
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    Thank you for yr reply. Now my main questions is I cannot fine the " on line files " it is possible for you to post a screen shot ? As I think you have a diff ver as mine. Any way thank you for yr sharing.

    I remember you forever.
  17. j0yful
    Offline

    j0yful iPad Addict

    Joined:
    Jun 11, 2010
    Messages:
    1,189
    Thanks Received:
    22
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +22 / 0
    Hi Paul,

    In order:

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]


    Try it!
  18. paulyeo11
    Offline

    paulyeo11 iPad Enthusiast

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2010
    Messages:
    348
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    singapore
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    Hi joy , many thank for you to give me the screen shot. Now I understand that you are using diff app from me , I am using the free apps which also have quite the same name as your . So It is my side have to decide what is next.

    May I know how long for you to take to post the above screen shot to me ? And are using it from iPad alone ?

    Paul
  19. j0yful
    Offline

    j0yful iPad Addict

    Joined:
    Jun 11, 2010
    Messages:
    1,189
    Thanks Received:
    22
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +22 / 0
    Very easy maybe 10-15 minutes max. Everything was done in my iPad ;) took the screen shots, manipulate the images using photo pad app, upload in photo bucket then posted them. All apps are free ;)
  20. paulyeo11
    Offline

    paulyeo11 iPad Enthusiast

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2010
    Messages:
    348
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    singapore
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    Did you JB your iPad ? Because I check the apps on doc is charge in app store how come you can hv it free ?

Share This Page

Search tags for this page
can other people see dropbox
,
can other people view my dropbox files
,
can other see my pictures in drop box
,
can others see my dropbox pics
,
can someone view my file in box.com
,
cannot see drop box file
,

how can others see my files on drop box?

,
how can people view my pics on dropbox
,
how do i let people see my file on dropbox?
,
how do i let people view my dropbox?
,
how do i let someone see a folder in my drop box
,
how do i look at other pictures drop boxes
,
how do other people see my dropbox files
,
how to let others see dropbox
,
how to let others view dropbox
,
how to let people view my dropbox
,
how to let some view your photos in dropbox
,
how to let someone see a file in your yahoo dropbox
,
huow do i let others see my dropbox photoes
,
letting others view documents on dropbox