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File keeps downloading and copying Thu Nov 21, 2019 1:35 pm • by salukitd
Hello All,

I made my first rule that *should* take any file that goes into the Downloads folder then moves it do one specific folder in Dropbox. It seems like it worked, but now I have 300+ of the same file in my Dropbox folder. Here is the rule:

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Thank you in advance for any help!

Pat
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Re: File keeps downloading and copying Fri Nov 22, 2019 11:39 am • by Mr_Noodle
The image isn't coming through but it may be the case you are having the rule match before the file is fully downloaded. What program are you using to download?
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Re: File keeps downloading and copying Fri Nov 22, 2019 12:29 pm • by salukitd
Thanks for your response! If you right click on the image link and select "open in new tab", it should open...not sure why it's not opening inline. I just tested it with downloading a random image using Chrome.

Hope this helps,
Pat
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Re: File keeps downloading and copying Mon Nov 25, 2019 1:03 pm • by Mr_Noodle
Ok, that works. Question still remains, though. What program is downloading the files. Also, "Any file" may not be a good choice here. If you only want the file to match the first time it is added, it's better to use "Date added is after Date Last Matched".
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