|Data Source Type:||Dropbox|
|File Selection:||Klipfolio provides an interface to select files and explore folders associated with your account.|
|Video:||Use Dropbox as a data source|
Create a data source using Dropbox
To create a data source using a file stored on Dropbox, you need to accomplish 3 tasks:
- Start the data source creation process.
- Authenticate with Dropbox.
- Use the data connector to select a file.
Note:This guide assumes that you already have an active Dropbox account.
Step 1: Start the data source creation process
To create a data source using Dropbox, go to the Connector Gallery page in Klipfolio and select Dropbox.
Step 2: Authenticate with Dropbox
- Click the Sign In to Dropbox button.
- Sign in to your Dropbox account.
- Click the Grant Access button.
- Save your OAuth Credentials.
Step 3: Select the data file
- Select your data file using the selection tool.
If the file is located within a sub-folder, click the folder icon to view its contents.
- Click the Submit button.
Note: In addition to your unmodelled data source, you can create a modelled version of your data source at this stage. To create a modelled data source, ensure that the checkbox next to Model this data source is selected before clicking Continue.
To learn more about creating a modelled data source, click here.
Note: Dropbox provides this information on the public sharing of files and folders.
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