[icon-discuss] Re: book marks
- From: sharon <scfinchum@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- To: icon-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, ,
- Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2009 16:49:49 -0500
Hello, Is there a way to create folders for the book marks in the web browser? Thank You Make it a great one Sharon F. On Tue, 24 Nov 2009 11:45:43 -0800, Clinton Lindgren wrote: >Hi there, Tony, and anyone else interested in these file sharing systems that >are gaining popularity out there these days. The file sharing system in >question, Dropbox, requires the use of a program that you install on your PC >to >upload files to your Dropbox account. Although there appears to be a Linux >version of this software, I'm not so sure it would work on the Icon/BP as it >is >currently. There would probably have to be a version developed especially for >the Icon/BP to insure that it works right, and that you get enough speech or >braille feedback to use it effectively. > >It also appears that you might be able to upload files from the Dropbox >website, but I don't seem to be able to figure out how you would access that >feature using the Icon/Braille Plus. > >Now, if you already have a Dropbox account set up for your PC, you can access >whatever files are in your Dropbox account with your Icon/BP by going to the >Dropbox website, www.dropbox.com, and logging into your account. Once you >login to your account, just press "Enter" or "Okay" on the "Files" link. The >Icon/Braille Plus acts a bit quirky on this website, so you may have to wait >awhile for the next page to load, but eventually, you should be able to see >your list of files and folders, and since each one has a link, you will be >able >to download those files onto your Icon/Braille Plus. Similarly, if someone >you >know has an account, and wants to share a file with you, they can just email >the link to you from their "Public" folder. > >As for the other popular file sharing service, "Sendspace" you can also >download files from it as well, but there doesn't currently seem to be a way >to >upload files directly from the Icon/Braille Plus to your Sendspace account. > >Well, that's all I know about this subject for now. Hope it was somewhat >helpful. Basically, although you may not be able to upload files directly >from >your Icon/Braille Plus, you can download files from these services to your >heart's content. Of course, all of this is subject to change, since we are >dealing with evolving technology on both the Icon/Braille Plus and Dropbox >ends. > >Hope this helps. Have a great day! > >Clinton >On Mon, 23 Nov 2009 21:37:08 -0500, Tony James wrote: > > >>Can Dropbox be used with the BP?