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Old Nov 2, 2004, 11:32 PM   #1
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Moving Files between users...

i did a quick search but didnt find it.....

but how do you move files between users on one computer? they both have admin access, but obviously they each have their own home folder, how do i transfer files between the two??
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Old Nov 2, 2004, 11:41 PM   #2
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i did a quick search but didnt find it.....

but how do you move files between users on one computer? they both have admin access, but obviously they each have their own home folder, how do i transfer files between the two??
I know i have a crappy answer, but cant you just transfer by drag-n-drop? I thought you could, what are you planning on transferring?
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Duff-Man says....you could just use each user's "drop box" (public folder)....oh yeah!
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Old Nov 2, 2004, 11:54 PM   #4
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Duff-Man says....you could just use each user's "drop box" (public folder)....oh yeah!
whenever i try to access another user's drop box it tells me that i dont have suffiecent access privleges
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Old Nov 3, 2004, 12:01 AM   #5
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whenever i try to access another user's drop box it tells me that i dont have suffiecent access privleges
Duff-Man says...are you sure that is the message you are getting? It should tell you that you "can't see the results of this action" or something like that but it does copy the file....oh yeah!
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Old Nov 3, 2004, 12:15 AM   #6
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Duff-Man says...are you sure that is the message you are getting? It should tell you that you "can't see the results of this action" or something like that but it does copy the file....oh yeah!
yep thats what im getting, im supposed to access it from harddrive>users>name>public>dropbox right?
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yep thats what im getting, im supposed to access it from harddrive>users>name>public>dropbox right?
Duff-Man says...yes, that is right, the drop box folder. I tried it on my desktop (I have another account on it I use for testing) and it worked just fine - the "can't see results..." message will appear, but when I log in as the other user the file is defintely there. If this does not work for you, perhaps try running a repair permissions in Disk Utility....oh yeah!
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Old Nov 3, 2004, 12:33 PM   #8
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Duff-Man says...yes, that is right, the drop box folder. I tried it on my desktop (I have another account on it I use for testing) and it worked just fine - the "can't see results..." message will appear, but when I log in as the other user the file is defintely there. If this does not work for you, perhaps try running a repair permissions in Disk Utility....oh yeah!
alright, well at least i know im doing it right, ill see what i can do with it, thanks
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Old Nov 3, 2004, 01:13 PM   #9
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Note that you can't open another user's dropbox - you just open their Public folder, and drag the file onto their dropbox folder.

The other option is to put the file in your own Public folder, and tell the other user he/she can retrieve it from there.
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Old Nov 3, 2004, 05:43 PM   #10
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well after repairing permissions again it works, so maybe who knows, but thanks for the help guys! im just glad its working now
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