[These instructions are for those using the temporary workaround until Catalina-compatible versions of Screenwriter and Dramatica Story Expert are available.]
While in the VirtualBox virtual machine -- where you run Screenwriter 6.5 and/or Dramatica Story Expert 5.3:
- Download the Dropbox application (www.dropbox.com).
- Open the installer. ...
- Follow the instructions in the install wizard. ...
- Complete the installation and sign in to Dropbox
For Dropbox to work correctly, it needs to be installed in an OS that is not part of a Shared Session. If installing into a virtual environment, it would need to be installed into a user account that is part of this virtual desktop or virtual machine and only accessed by that user account.
The Dropbox folder should also be located on the same mounted drive that is running the virtual machine or virtual desktop.
Please be aware that if you install Dropbox on a virtual machine or virtual desktop that are non-persistent, such that they are reset on a schedule or after logging off, Dropbox may be logged out and need to resync everytime this occurs.
NOTE: Do NOT work with your document in the Dropbox folder -- Screenwriter does not work well with cloud drives currently. Save your Screenwriter documents to the Documents folder. When you want to share the documents, close the document in Screenwriter to make sure all of the changes are saved, then copy the file(s) in the Finder from your documents' folder to the Dropbox folder.