A symbolic link is similar, except that instead of creating a pointer it creates a redirect.Whatever you do with the symbolic link (or symlink) is applied to the linked file.But putting things into the cloud can be a hassle — Apple's trying to make it a little more seamless with i Cloud but if you're old school like me, that seamlessness just doesn't do it for you.There's something about having all my computer's files neatly organized and accessible that soothes my more obsessive tendencies.This will allow Moneydance to process synced data even if you're not connected to the Internet at the time.
But I had a real problem with it – sharing a folder with a new work group lately just wouldn’t work. Nothing looked wrong, but updates to the original files we’d shared around never appeared. I know this works for my other folders, so why isn’t this new folder, that another member of my team created and shared, working for me (or the rest of our workgroup?At the same time, I want to be able to access my important files while I'm on the go, and I want to know that they're backed up in case catastrophe strikes. I've got a local Time Machine backup running (two, actually) and I use Backblaze for nightly backups to the cloud, and though I can use Backblaze to access files from my i Phone, it's just terribly slow. Uploads and downloads sling through the web as fast as my connection can handle.I can open the Dropbox app on my i Phone or i Pad and get to all the files in there with ease and speed.If there are files you don’t want on other computers, you’ll have to repeat this process on those machines.Once you’ve chosen which folders not to sync, click “Update.” Dropbox will ask you to confirm your decision, explaining what it means.