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One alternative approach would be to switch to a desktop syncing client that supports multiple accounts simultaneously. Insync is one good example, another possibility would be software running on an NAS device (e.g. Cloud Sync on a Synology Disk Station).


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In the New Google docs editor, the Google Analytics built-in tracking and the insertion of custom HTML code were removed but they could be extended through add-ons and Google Apps Script. Some methods and triggers are only available in bound scripts. You could use Google Scripts, the editor to hold stand-alone scripts, to create web apps and to hold code ...


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Short answer Share the all the files and folders from the accounts that holds the files with the account that you want to use for searching. How to Use a folder as a "Master Archive", so its's sharing settings will be propagated to all the files and folders added or moved to it. Select one of your account as the "master account" Create a folder to be ...


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Short answer At this time it's not possible to restrict access to folders, but its possible to restrict access to files. Remarks Feature request should be directly send to Google. This could be done from Google Drive itself, Help > Send feedback, and/or through the Official Google Drive Help forum. References Security of Google Drive apps - Drive Help


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Short Answer At this time Google Drive doesn't include a way to automatically identified and/or remove duplicated files. Alternatives Go to http://superuser.com and/or to http://softwarerecs.stackexchange.com to get help finding a third party app. References Google Drive Help


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Short Answer The part after the last slash of a file's URL that is hosted in Google Drive of Google Editors could vary depending if the URL has the purpose to be used to share the file to someone without a Google account, the format to be used to publish the content to the web and include parameters to modify how the content will be published or displayed. ...


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Some Google services use top country domains as the default for users out of the US while others don't. Some of these pages don't share the sign in status (use different cookies) with pages with different top country domain. I.E. I'm in Mexico: - when I follow a link to any Blogger article, the URL's domain changes to blospot.com.mx. - when I go to ...


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Short Answer Google Drive UI doesn't include a way to count files in My Unit but not in other folders. Alternatives Google Apps Script. From https://developers.google.com/apps-script/reference/drive/drive-app#getFiles() getFiles() Gets a collection of all files in the user's Drive. Google Drive for PC/Mac Use the Windows / Finder features to ...


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You have said that you want this on every page. I do not believe that you will be able to achieve this in Docs, because the only elements that can be automatically repeated on every page are the the Header and Footer, and your diagram shows that you want the fixed content below the header, alongside the non-fixed content.. However, you could design a ...


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=FILTER(A1:A4, NOT(COUNTIF(B:B,A1:A4))) COUNTIF counts the number of times each player (A1 through A4) appears in column B (supporting new submissions) and returns an array of the counts. NOT casts the numbers to boolean values (true or false) then takes the inverse. FILTER removes the players who did appear in the response list. The trick here is that ...


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I created an google form as a template on Google Drive. Then made the Google spreadsheet viewable to users. So they can copy the spreadsheet. I don't want users to edit my original form by mistake. The issues is users can copy the spreadsheet to their own Google drive. But when they click on edit form from spreadsheet menu, they still go to my original ...


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You can alternatively do backups for the web using the Wayback Machine, although I'm not sure if drive.google.com's robots.txt will allow it. Its worth a shot, just make sure to set your settings to shared.


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Here's a Google Script that will Gmail attachments to Google Drive. It is bound to a Google Spreadsheet. var message = GmailApps.getMessageById(messageId); var att = message.getAttachments(); for (var t in att) { DriveApp.createFile(att[t]); }


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Short answer Yes it's possible, but it's required to extend Google Drive to be able to do so. Explanaition Users could authorize apps created by themselves and third party apps to access their Gmail mailbox, like a desktop/mobile email client among others, so it's possible that if the user "lose access to his gmail account" on the web, he still be able to ...


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To be able to open Google Drive files locally it's required to sync them. The alternatives are: Use Google Drive for your Mac/PC. This will not allow to edit files in Google formats while offline, but while online this will open the files in Google formats in the browser. Use Google Drive, Docs, Sheets & Slides offline. Require Chrome. It's not ...


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So far there is no way to work around the blurry text beside just using the regular text on the document. I know what you mean by blurry text because I just tried using in a document (for answering this question). Some suggestions are: Try copying the image of the drawing with text and paste it into a new Google Document. This was suggested on a Google ...


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Not exactly what you're looking for, but Google has a Gmail search "field trial" that incorporates searching your Google Drive and Google Sites in any search you use in Gmail. It's only available in the U.S. in English for @gmail.com addresses. More information at Search Field Trial.


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What about creating another account that owns the document? Then you can lock it however you want. Of course to edit locked sections you'll have to switch to that account. I can't quite tell from the question if this does what you want, and I can't really tell if this thread is still active either...


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After the file is uploaded to Drive, you can set the sharing setting as anyone with a link can view. You can then fetch the file in Linux using curl and parse it easily. Alternatively, you can use the Drive SDK to work with files in Drive.


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In the new Google Docs (in 2015), in the bottom left, you see the quota you use and the words "buy more storage". Hover over it, to see a popup with usage details about Google Drive, Gmail and Google Photos. Next to Google Drive there is a blue "i" icon. Click on it to get all items in your drive, sorted by size.


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Google doesn't have offline editor as of now as a standalone app. So you have to use online editor only. But using Chrome you can view and edit files offline. check it out.


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No, the structure of Google Documents is mostly presentational. See the structure of a document for an overview. The semantic markup is limited: the body of a document can contain ListItem, Paragraph, Table, and TableOfContents elements. You can define a special style for a quote, for example (like here): var quote = {}; ...


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The button to change the text wrap option is slightly hidden. Hence, adding a screenshot from the new Google Sheets UI.


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It is possible easily, 1st give the page numbering as always, it will start from page no. 1 from 1st page. Now goto Insert Tab -> Header & Footer Group -> Page Number -> Format Page Number and Click "Start At : 0" (Type 0 ) Now you will see that the numbering will start from 0. Now to hide the numbering from 1st page -> Again goto Insert Tab-> Header ...


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Just found out what is the problem, might also be interesting for other people: Google Photos Settings has an option "Google Drive" that must be enabled first - otherwise your photos won't show up. I can confirm this works, all photos from Google Drive then show up in Google Photos, sorted by date. However, there are some issues when it comes to searching ...


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Google Drive user interface doesn't have a built-in way to view or edit IPTC, XMP, EXIF metadata. As far as I know, Drive SDK has method to get the image metadata but not to change it. References Drive Help Files - Drive REST API


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From Migrate data between Google Apps accounts - Google Apps Help Migrate data between Google Apps accounts If you create a new Google Apps account for your organization, you can migrate your Gmail and Contacts data as well as information in Google Calendar, Drive, and Sites from your old Google Apps account to your new one. You can also ...


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In Google Drive, only the owner of the file or folder could delete them [1]. Users with edit access to folders could add and remove files from that folder. By the other hand, users will be the owner of the files and folders created by them until they transfer the ownership to another account. To learn how to transfer the ownership of a file see [2]. It's ...


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Yes, Google Photos can access photos saved in Google Drive. The Google Drive search view in Google Photos displays photos by date, not by the Google Drive folder structure. From How Google Drive works with Google Photos - Photos Help View your Google Drive photos & videos in Google Photos In Google Photos, you can do things like create ...


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Search for to: to retrieve all documents shared with someone. You can also search by visibility. See Google Drive Help: Find items in Google Drive


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I researched this topic today for about an hour. As of recently (i.e. 2015/05), I also don't believe it's possible any more, but I'd love to be proved wrong. References https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/drive/gyv_QYx8T7M https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!msg/drive/8dTBhovs38U/9pvfxjQxgnkJ


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There is no way to block the download option of a shared Google spreadsheet. Instead save it as another file format or create a Web App. References Prevent viewers from downloading a file - Docs editors Help


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At this time Google Drive doesn't include a view nor a search operator to find only orphaned files. From [1]: To find an orphaned item, do one of the following: Search for the item in the search box at the top of Google Drive on the web. If you own the orphaned item, you can get a list of everything you own and look for the item in that list. ...


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What's in "Shared with me" “Shared with me” only lists files and folders that include your email address in their share settings. You won’t see files with share settings set to “Anyone with the link” or “Public.” Instead, try searching your Google Drive or looking for these items in the "All items" view (old Drive only). Instead of "Shared ...



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