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I'd like to use the Google Docs (or Google Drive) search box to find files shared with a co-worker. How can I do that?

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Use the from: search operator to search documents shared from someone:


Use the to: search operator to search documents shared to someone:


You can also combine them. For example, the following will find your own documents shared with alice@example.com.

from:me to:alice@example.com

Further information on searching can be found here.

Hope this helps.

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That did it! One note for anyone else who has this issue: this search seems to be case sensitive. – Andrew Warner Apr 8 '11 at 15:35
Also note, doesn't seem to work with groups. – Nik Nov 29 '13 at 15:15

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