I have files in my computer (Mac OSX 10.10) that were originally created on Google Drive. For example,
testing123.gdoc. The file is in my computer because I had it synced with Google Drive via the Google Drive app. It even has the appropriate icon for a Google Doc.
I've since uninstalled the app and deleted the file from Google Drive, but still have
testing123.gdoc in my computer.
On my browser, I navigated to my Google Drive account and uploaded
I does upload, but shows a generic icon, and it will not open in Google Docs when double clicked. I'm offered some 3rd party apps to open the file.
Why is this happening? This issue also occurs with