Volume sharing in Docker and Virtualbox

I have installed docker toolbox on my Windows PC,when i install containers on it using Kitematic, I want to share a folder with my local machine. However docker runs in virtualbox on the default machine in VirtualBox.

So, i guess i first have to do a fvolume share of the virtualbox vm with my local machine and then a second share of the docker container with the folder that I shared in virtualbox. Could someone assist me in this please?

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    No, you shouldn’t need to share any more folder: docker-machine will create a VM which auto-mount C:\Users\<yourLogin>.

    docker-machine ls
    docker-machine ssh default
    cd /C/Users/<yourLogin>
    

    You can mount other folders from your hosts, but you don’t have to.

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