I want to delete files from my computer but have them remain on dropbox.

GetHuman1000283's customer service issue with Dropbox from August 2018

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I am trying to get thousands of Nikon Raw files off of my Mac, but have them remain on dropbox. ... I just updated to the new plan a little while ago. I want everything I have in dropbox to stay there unless I go to dropbox and delete it myself.*I have thousands of nef files on my computer that I am trying to delete, but I have to cancel each time because I keep getting the message that it will be deleted in both places. There must be something simple that I am missing. I need help. can someone phone me?*I tried to click on the upload folder to make it permanent, but it did not seem to work.
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I want them to phone me and walk me through the process of keeping things on dropbox while I trash them on my MacBookPro
I have had a regular drop box account for about * years.
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I just upgraded to dropbox business because there is supposed to be a way to do this
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Aug 16th, 2018 - a yr ago
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