drop folder

drop folder

(1) A shared subdirectory on a server in the network used to store data for subsequent processing. For example, a drop folder could be used to receive email messages, faxes or print jobs from users.

(2) A folder on the desktop that icons are dragged to "dropped" in to start some action. For example, dropping a document into a print folder would print the document.
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GDocsDrive can greatly simplify the uploading/backup process by enabling drag and drop folder uploading.
The Sony Tablet P Ice Cream Sandwich update includes a streamlined user interface, drag & drop folder creation, improved multi-tasking and browser, direct access to full-sized SD card, a better browser with instant toggling between mobile and desktop optimized pages, offline access to webpages, access to PlayMemories Online, always-on 'Small Apps' such as calculator, as well as enhanced photo viewing options.
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The update allows a user to drop folders of multiple files of QuarkXPress or Adobe InDesign onto the FlightCheck icon for preflighting.