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How-To Set Up Stanford Dropbox

You can set up your own folders in Stanford, and e-mail the link to non-SLAC users for read-only access to your content.  No login accounts are necessary.
If you have further questions after reading these instructions, please send e-mail to
Step 1
Login to Stanford with your SUNet ID 
Step 2
Create a folder
Permissions are normally set at this top level folder level.  All sub-folders will inherit the same permissions. 
Step 3
Set co-owner permission for SUNet ID account ''  (so that you can get help troubleshooting from Andrea Chan), see Fig 1 and 2 below.

  Figure 1
  Figure 2
Step 4
Upload your file(s) into the folder.
Step 5
Click on the 'Share' link of that folder (see Figure 2)
In the next window, change the pulldown arrow to show 'People with the link' (see Figure 4)
Copy the URL under 'Shared Link'.
Close this window.
You now have a URL that you can paste into an e-mail to send to others for sharing read access to this folder.

  Figure 3

  Figure 4 

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