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Download Datafile From Dropbox


If you have uploaded datafiles to Dropbox from iData Pro on the Mac or from iData Mobile Plus on an iPhone or iPad, you can transfer those datafiles to another Mac.

This function requires iData Pro 4.0.44, or later.

Here's how to do it:

    1. If the datafile is open in iData Pro, close it.

    2. In iData Pro, select Download Datafile From Dropbox... in the File menu.

        NOTE: The first time you do this, the Dropbox sign-in page will open in your Internet browser, and you will be asked to sign in to Dropbox. Then the following dialog will come up:

        Click the Allow button and the following dialog will come up:

        Click the Allow button in this dialog and iData Pro will come back to the front.

    3. After a few seconds, you will see a list of the datafiles in Dropbox.

    4. Select a datafile to download, and click the Download button.

    5. If the datafile that you have selected already exists in your Datafiles folder, you will see the following alert:

        Normally, you should click the Cancel button. If you need to have both versions of the datafile, you can go to the Finder, rename the existing version of the datafile, then go back to iData Pro and click the Replace button.

    6. Once the datafile has been downloaded to the Mac, it will open.

    7. You may transfer as many datafiles as you wish. When you are finished, click the Done button to close the window.

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