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Renaming pictures in Dropbox
August 5, 2013
4:59 pm
Bruce Ware

I recently took some pictures with my Droid and attempted to rename the picture.  After renaming, the picture “went away”, in other words, I couldn’t find it again with the name on it.  The basic picture was on the other devices, i.e., laptop and PC, but not named.

I also took many picture this week at the Oshkosh Air Venture and attempted to create an “Air Show” album.  The Album then showed and indicated I could “drag & drop” the pictures into the album – but it wasn’t accepting the pictures. 

Sorry for putting two topics into one query.  Can you help with both situations?


August 10, 2013
11:00 am
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I’m really not sure what happened to your renamed picture, I don’t see why it would ‘go away’.  Are you looking for it using Picasa?  or just Windows?  or are you doing everything in Dropbox?  I use the dropbox Camera Uploads folder just as a means of transfer.  My pictures are taken using the smartphone, they show up in Dropbox Camera Uploads folder.  I cut them from there and paste into my Pictures.  From now on, I use Picasa to work with them and Upload them to Picasa Web albums if I want to share.  Maybe you’re using the Dropbox website to do your sharing?


When you say “It indicated that I could drag and drop” … that’s not a message that comes up in Picasa, so I think you are using the Dropbox website … I just tried that and it did, indeed let me drag and drop additional pictures into a shared album.  Do you get any other message?

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