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Strangely enough, I couldn't find any info about this, which I would have thought is a common problem.

I want to share a folder with another person I work with. I want to give them the same permissions as I have, not just edit. I want to make them owners of that folder. Is that possible at all?

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Only one person can own a folder in Google Drive. You can allow access to other people, but there can be only one owner.

http://support.google.com/drive/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=2494886

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According to that, the editor can really do anything, ie. delete files. The person I work with has told me otherwise. So he must be wrong and the problem must be something else. Thanks –  Jubbat May 25 '12 at 14:41
    
Yes, an editor can do everything but delete the folder or files owned by another person. –  tinym May 25 '12 at 19:22
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@tinym Important to note that someone with Can edit is able to Remove files from a shared folder which revokes shared access for everyone except the owner of the removed document. The owner can find the document by searching or looking through their All Items list. –  Kyle Jan 23 at 5:01

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