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I have dropbox installed on my home computer and on my work computer, but I only want certain folders to be synced. I use the selective syncing option in preferences. But whenever I add a new folder at home to the root directory of my dropbox it adds the folder automatically on my work computer. I then have to manually deselect the folder in the selective syncing option at work.

Is there way to reverse this option i.e to only add folders to the work dropbox if I explicitly add them?

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possible duplicate of Dropbox selective sync - is it possible to have new folders created on other devices NOT be automatically added to sync folders on current device? (Yes, I know that one came later, but it got more discussion and answers.) – WBT Sep 30 '15 at 13:34

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