At least some version of the Dropbox service have a recovery feature that 
lets you undelete recently deleted files. I hope yours does!

The "Deleted Files" link at Dropbox.com for my version is on the Files page.

David W.

On Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 8:31:23 AM UTC-4, Vlad Ghitulescu wrote:
>
> Hello!
>
> Today I discovered by chance that over 400 text-files of my 
> notes-Dropbox-folder were gone.
>
> I had this before (as mentioned in this thread 
> <https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/bbedit/GtQDEOGncf8> first and 
> then again in this one 
> <https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/bbedit/Acvu26jvGZA> in BBEdit 
> Talk), so I started analyzing what's happened.
>
> They were all deleted today.
>
> The only thing I did today was to write a new file in this folder with the 
> iOS app "*Taskmator*" using my iPhone. The file was there. Over 400 other 
> not anymore.
>
> The notes-folder contains text-files (TXT, MD, TASKPAPER) and is shared 
> only between my iMac and my iPhone.
>
> Fortunately enough I've learned a couple of lessons last time, so I had a 
> couple of recovery mechanisms in place:
>
>    - my text-notes now live on my Mac a folder named TXT 
>    - once in a while I synch manually this TXT-folder to the notes-folder 
>    in Drobpox using the DeltaWalker app for file- and folder-comparation (I 
>    still want to look at ChronSynch for this…) 
>    - I have a Git-repository for the TXT-folder… 
>    - … and another one for the notes-folder in Dropbox (there I 
>    discovered that the files were missing). After copying the new file I've 
>    created with the iPhone on my iMac I've discarded the local changes in 
>    Tower and everything was fine again. 
>
> I don't know for sure, but I suspect Dropbox (and not Taskmator) to be the 
> culprit.
>
> What do you think?
>
> Regards,
> Vlad
>

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