DropBox Sync suggestion

Ty
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Thu Jul 21, 2016 12:45 am Post

Hi,

Yes, I tapped the sync button from the start.

I have also attempted various combinations of syncing and closing Scrivener on both devices.

The changes work seamlessly coming down from my Mac, but nothing works going up from my iPad.

Ty
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Thu Jul 21, 2016 12:46 am Post

Hi,

Yes, I tapped the sync button from the start.

I have also attempted various combinations of syncing and closing Scrivener on both devices.

The changes work seamlessly coming down from my Mac, but nothing works going up from my iPad.

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Megan M.
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Thu Jul 21, 2016 12:54 am Post

The only other thing I can think of is this: when you initially set up your project in Dropbox, did you copy the project to Dropbox, make changes to the copy, close the program and, after messing in the iOS app (which would send any changes to the copy in Dropbox), open up the original project on your computer?

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Thu Jul 21, 2016 1:35 am Post

Are you clicking one of the buttons shown in a red circle when you finish editing on your iPhone/iPad? This sends the file back up to DropBox and it will then appear on your Mac.

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Thu Jul 21, 2016 6:44 am Post

Typewriter Author wrote:Hi,

I have read all the entries but seem to have a different sync problem.

Admittedly I have only just installed Scrivener on my iPad and I'm still exploring the possibilities, but I seem to have a "one way" problem.

I have created a project on my Mac. This appears on my iOS device. When I enter words or changes on my Mac these ultimately appear on my iOS file.

But when I add words or make changes on my iPad nothing is synced to my Mac.

I have made no preference changes which is confusing me still further.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Another possibly dumb question--have you updated to Mac Scrivener v 2.8? Not having the latest Mac Scrivener will cause this.
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