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Digital Sharing for Apple Users: A Take Control Crash Course by Joe Kissell

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Sync Folders with Others

We’ve seen how you can Use OS X File Sharing to give others on your local network ongoing access to files that are stored on your Mac. But when you’re collaborating with one or more people on a project that requires everyone to have access to numerous files—perhaps on multiple devices, and perhaps from remote locations—you want to extend the techniques used to Sync Files and Folders across Devices of your own to encompass other people.

In other words, syncing a folder with someone else is essentially a minor variation of syncing it across your own devices. In all probability, you’ll want to be much more selective—sync only certain folders with certain people—and you might want to limit who can make changes to the files. ...

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