Basecamp 3
When this happens...
DropboxNew File in Folder
Then do this...
Basecamp 3Upload File

Looking for files is a surefire way to lose a chunk of your day. Make it easy for everyone to find what their looking for by using this Zapier integration. After you set it up, every time a new file is added to Dropbox, Zapier will automatically upload the file to a Basecamp 3 project. What will you do with all of your newfound time?

How this Dropbox-Basecamp 3 integration works

  1. A new file is added to Dropbox
  2. Zapier uploads this file to a designated Basecamp 3 project

Apps involved

  • Dropbox
  • Basecamp 3

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When this happens...
then do this!
New To-do

Triggers when a new to-do is created in a basecamp.

Create Message

Creates a new message in a message board.

New Activity

Triggers when any activity happens in a basecamp.

Create Project

Creates a new project.

New Project

Triggers when a new project is created.

Create To-do List

Creates a new to-do list in a to-do set.

New File in Folder

Triggers when a new file is added to a folder. Make sure the number of files/folders in the watched folder does not exceed 4000.

Create or Append to Text File

Adds a new line to an existing text file, or creates a file if it doesn't exist.

New Comment

Triggers when a new comment is created in a basecamp.

Create Text File

Creates a brand new text file from plain text content you specify.

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