Cloud file syncing and sharing service Dropbox today said it’s rolling out a new feature, starting with its Dropbox Enterprise service tier, that should stop some unintended problems from cropping up.
The service essentially stops users from dragging a shared folder onto their local desktop, which ordinarily stops everyone else from accessing the folder.
“Now of course this folder could be restored, but don’t you wish there was a better way so this could have been prevented from even happening?” Dropbox software engineer Damien DeVille wrote in a blog post.
A new pop-up dialogue politely informs users that they can’t actually move a folder out of a team folder.
Dropbox competes with Box, Google Drive, and Microsoft OneDrive, among others.
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