Dropbox & InDesign

Discussion in 'Design and Graphics' started by yukio, Jan 24, 2011.

  1. yukio macrumors regular

    Feb 8, 2008
    I've searched the forums and can't find this already discussed, so here goes.

    I'm working on several InDesign projects with remote collaborators.

    I'd like to have a "universal links" asset pool that is the same for us all.

    Ideally, it would be a live sync of the Links folder inside our working InDesign publication folders.

    For the life of me though, I can't figure out how to make this work.

    If I alias the Links folder and put it into the dropbox, it does not recursively back up the whole folder; instead i have a replicated alias.

    Anyone out there have this working successfully, or another solution that might work?
  2. macstudent macrumors 6502


    Feb 12, 2002
    Milwaukee, WI
    You don't want to put an alias to your links folder on dropbox, you need to actually put your links in that folder and link to them there. This way you can really be linked to the same files as everyone else.
  3. phaax macrumors newbie

    Sep 21, 2001
    I've been using "wuala" to do that and it does work really well.

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