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The following script will give you the count in the Logger log. 776 in my case. Which was interesting to know. function findOut() { var docs = DriveApp.getFilesByType(MimeType.GOOGLE_SHEETS); var i = 0; while (docs.hasNext()) { var doc =; i++; } Logger.log(i); } This script will list all the names. You could write the data to a ...


If you're comfortable using Google Scripts the following from Amit works well for me. I've looped it with an array of folder names grabbed from a spreadsheet to deal with lots of content. function start() { var sourceFolder = "source";//name of the source folder var targetFolder = "target"; var source = DriveApp.getFoldersByName(sourceFolder); var target ...


Sounds like that user needs to be reprimanded. Check if your company has a policy on users that are moving or deleting shared files. I am sure your supervisors would be able to take appropriate actions as well. To answer you question, however, no there is no fine grained permissions where a user can edit a document but not be able to delete it. The only ...


You can do it, but first need to upload all photos in Google photos. When you have it uploaded, enter in Google Drive, inside the photos folder and reorganize in subfolders your photos. The photos won't be removed in photos, but you can synchronize to your computer with your structure.


Users of Google Apps for Education that are able to create classes in Google Classroom could use an assignment as a "file request". Google Classroom works together with Google Drive to manage files. On class creation, a Google Drive folder is created on behalf of the class owner and it's shared with the teacher assistants and with the students. Teachers ...


Google Drive doesn't have a feature like "file request" of DropBox. The closest built-in feature is to transferring the file ownership but this will not add the file to a folder. By using Google Apps Script or Google Drive API you could achieve a similar behaviour. You can see an example of a script that would do that here.

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