Recently purchased a new Mac to be used as a family Mac. We share my Dropbox account and I have installed this into my user folder.
Question: Can I create a symlink into my wife's documents folder TO the Dropbox folder in my account?
If your wife's account has read/write access to your Dropbox folder, then a symlink should work. You might need to give special permission to your Dropbox folder to your wife's account, and apply those permissions to enclosed items…