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Switching between apps and desktop apps

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    Windows 8

    Switching between apps and desktop apps

    I save almost everything into Dropbox. When I try and attach an file to an email through the Chrome app (non-desktop version), the Dropbox app (not the programme on running on my desktop) will not allow me to select the files to add. I think this is because the Dropbox app is essentially the same as the website and I would have to download the item first. This wouldn't be a huge problem if I was able to get at the document some other way but I get stuck!

    I can attach the document if I switch back to the Chrome desktop app, but I am not sure how I managed to make this change the first time!

    Does anyone have any ideas about how to switch from between app modes? Thanks in advance

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  2. #2

    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Win8Query, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    The tutorial below can help show you how to switch between Metro and desktop mode with Google Chrome browser.

    Chrome Browser - Toggle Between Desktop and Windows 8 Mode

    Hope this helps,
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