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I use Dropbox. I have symlink which links the Mellel folder in Application Support with a folder in my Dropbox. This way, both machines access the same prefs. Problems can arise when Mellel is open on both machines, but they can easily be resolved.DanZac wrote:I haven't found any threads on syncing between two computers. Has anyone synced there Mellel prefs using something like SugarSync?
A symlink is something like an alias, but not quite the same. It also refers to a location on your hard drive, but comes from the Unix side. The main difference between symlinks and aliases is that a symlink is completely transparent, meaning that the file system handles the symlink exactly like the place it refers to which is not the case with aliases.DanZac wrote:Can you explain how you did this simifilm?
So I simply move the Mellel folder in ~/Library/Applicaton Support to my Dropbox and create a symlink in Application Support which then refers to the Mellel folder in my Dropbox. This can be replicated on all of your Macs. And voilà – now all your Macs use the same settings for Mellel.
Symlinks are either created in the Terminal with the command ln -s, or you can this little tool: http://seiryu.home.comcast.net/~seiryu/ ... inker.html.
You end up with more than one version of your files and have to choose one, i.e., you might lose data since cannot merge different files. I still hope that Mellel will sooner or later use file formats with sync support.simifilm wrote:Problems can arise when Mellel is open on both machines, but they can easily be resolved.
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