Questions tagged [google-drive]

For questions specifically about the web interface of the file synchronization and cloud storage service from Google. Do not use along with [google-docs], [google-sheets] or [google-slides] merely because that is where such documents are stored.

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How can I sync special folders (such as the Desktop) using Google Drive for desktop? [closed]

With Backup and Sync disappearing, Google Drive for desktop is here to stay. Unfortunately. the Google Help explicitly states that Sync other folders, such as Documents or Desktop is possible with ...
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Is there a shortcut like doc.new but defaulting to a shared Google Drive instead of My Drive?

I love the handiness of doc.new and sheet.new, but they default to creating documents in My Drive, which I then need to remember to move afterwards. Is there some URL I can bookmark that will create ...
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How to Purchase Additional Drive Storage with Legacy GSuite

Our business uses a Legacy Free Addition of G Suite. We purchased additional storage in Google Drive for one of our users. We now want to purchase addition storage for a second user. However, we are ...
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Is there any good way to annotate an shared or linked Google Photo album?

With a Google Photos album, shared via a link is there any way to: Annotate a photo with line drawings or text beyond the description? Reorder the photos?
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Looking for a way to display all google drive files along with their last modified date [duplicate]

I'm looking for a way to audit all of our companie files stored in google drive. Management wants to remove old and unused files and I thought a list showing each file with the last date modified ...
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Can a script on Google Docs or Google Sheets really access all my Google Drive files?

I see this security risk listed in my google account security check-up: "App details Has access to: See, edit, create and delete your spreadsheets in Google Drive See, edit, create and delete ...
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Goto specific page in embeded google drive document? [duplicate]

Hi amazing HeroStacks So as title suggest, I have an embedded google drive document (.pdf), where my webpage loads a window with a 36 page interactive brochure. My goal is to be able to link to a ...
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how to know where my data is saved in google collab

Somebody shares a folder with me on Google Drive and I am trying to make a copy of that folder in my own Google Drive account with google colab but after copying some files the disk space of google ...
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Download Google Drive folder with documents in ODT format

I've been using Google Drive for a while, however today when I downloaded all my documents created in Google Drive I just noticed that all of them are saved as docx. I've been looking for a way to ...
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Empty Export Link when trying to get specific Revision of a File using Google Drive API

I'm trying to get the export links to a specific revision of a pdf file. I have the correct file id and revision id and when I try to get the export links using Revision.Get() ,link :https://...
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Permanently remove already removed shared files from Google Drive

A few years ago, I had a massive shared directory (shared by me) in my Google Drive with a lot of files (5,000+). This directory was used by multiple users. However, I deleted that directory some time ...
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Can we make copy / download published Google Docs shared by others?

I have a Google Doc link which looks something like this: https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vTka35LEjmhp_0Fa8hUkWJazZSkGG5tO0phXt9lKrFdeh0nbPv-YyVjhsZGgGmdWWXELA9yl-ZXCesU/pub You can ...
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Access Control Priorities?

Does Google Drive process Share permissions like an Access Control List? For example, suppose I have: me@gmail.com - View Only group@googlegroups.com - Edit If "me@gmail.com" is also in ...
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How can I add a shortcut to another Google Drive folder?

A friend of mine has a couple of documents in a Google Drive folder (let's say X). And I have the rest of the files in another folder, let's say Y. How can I add a link inside Y so that folder X is ...
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How to see the message that I sent while sharing a file or folder in Google Drive

I'm using Chrome Version 90.0.4430.212. The message window doesn't have a "Send a copy to myself" checkbox. In my opinion, emailing the recipient to forward the message is not a smart ...
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How long does it take for sharing a Google Drive folder recursively?

I am sharing a directory in Google Drive to an external user. (This user is a service account that uses the Google Drive API v3 to browse files and folders shared with it.) I expected that sharing the ...
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How can I use a photo in Google-Drive in a text message using Message+?

I have a photo in Google-Drive that I would like to include in a text message using Message+. How do I do that? If I have to transfer the photo to Google photos, how do I do that?
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Can't search drive files within Gmail anymore

I've noticed my queries using the search bar in Gmail don't return files in my Google Drive anymore. The files used to appear as a suggestion below the bar while I was typing. Is there a way to turn ...
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How to search for hyphen- oder underscore-separated words in Google Drive?

For better compatibility, my filenames don't contain spaces. However Google Drive does not seem to support partial searching expect when separated by spaces. For example, if my filename is "...
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Can I “unlink” a specific Google Drive's directory from Google Docs?

I use Google Drive for many purposes, and one of them is backuping some stuff. Unfortunately (for me) - I see all the documents in the 'backup' directory also in the Google Docs, which I don't really ...
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How to get bulk folder in Google Drive

I was wondering if there's an easier to get link for bulk shared folder in Google Drive? Since doing this task manually is quite tedious.
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What is the storage quota impact of sending files in Google Chat?

Google provides quite comprehensive documentation about how to send files in Google Chat messages, but I have been unable to find any information about how such files affect the sender's Google Drive ...
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Can I rename a file someone shared with me?

I have several clients who share docs with me. I can see these when I go to docs.google.com. Unfortunately, clients name their files things like "strategy" and I have many clients with ...
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Do .apdb or .db files have any use inside Google Drive or Google Photos?

I'm trying to free up space in Google Drive. I came across a bunch of files with .apdb and .db extensions that look like photo library files such as Properties.apdb, Library.apdb, Photos.db, and ...
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Can a publicly shared file stored in my Google Drive be deleted by someone having “Anyone with the link” editor rights?

Following a concern expressed by a user at How to share a Google Sheets demo spreadsheet. The problem with sharing it editable is that anyone can trash the sheet. Surely it's better just to share it ...
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How to view folder listing on Google Drive under “Shared with me”?

In brief Under Shared with me in Google Drive, there is no folder listing. So how can we browse the folder stree of the shared folder(s)? Full details Currently when opening Shared with me page, here ...
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How can I open the .docx file stored in Google Drive with Google Doc?

I upload a .docx file to a directory in Google Drive, and can't find an option to open it with Google Doc, when right clicking it. How can I open the .docx file stored in Google Drive with Google Doc? ...
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Why does the Keep Forever option default to On in Google Drive?

Last I checked Google Drive deleted older versions of the same file automatically unless the Keep Forever option was turned on for the file. That's sensible, so old versions do not fill your GDrive. ...
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Pop Up message in Google Drive Upload

When trying to upload docs from Google Drive as an attachment to Smartsheet, there's a pop up message that states " An embedded page at docs.google.com says you are about to send 1 item to s....
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Is there a way to insert Google file location into Google Doc (Google Sheet, Google Slides)?

I am looking for an easy way to keep track of/communicate Google file locations. When using the Google Drive links, these get a cryptic file_id. That works to get direct access to the document, but is ...
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How to manage (edit, remove) Google Drive Shortcuts

I realize this may be breaking with protocol a bit since it's not a question, but rather some tips on using Google Drive Shortcuts that took me weeks with Google Support to understand! Hopefully it ...
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Deleting local files automatically after Google Drive has backed them up

I'm trying to set up a system where Google Drive backs up my files which come in every night, once they are backed up the local files are then deleted to save space. Any suggestions on how to ...
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How can I remove myself from a shared Google Drive?

I was part of a shared Google Drive (not a shared folder) and the manager of the drive disappeared. Since I am a viewer of the drive only, is there a way for me to remove myself from the drive? There ...
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In Google Drive, can I make a file read-only so that not even I can edit it?

I want to make historic files read-only so that no one reading them (even me) can accidentally edit them. I'd like to make this transparent to the users, so having to open them in a different way is ...
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Is there a way to search for a directory by name in Google Drive?

So I remember the name of the directory I put a bunch of files in, but I don't remember what directory that directory is in. Is there a way to query directory names from a Google Drive Query?
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Google Drive image URL with automatic thumbnail in next cell Google Sheets

I need to insert Google Drive image URLs in some Google Sheets cells, then automatically have only the thumbnail in the next cell. Or only thumbnail once I put the URL image from Google Drive and have ...
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How to set Google Drive folders to public after latest change

Up until fairly recently there was a straightforward easy to find option in the share or get link settings that had a straight up 'public' settings for Google Drive folders. Does anyone know the ...
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How to play second audio in videos of Google Drive with dual audio?

Here a link to video [Google Drive Video] that has dual audio - Japanese and English, in it. Google Drive plays Japanese audio by default. Is there a way to change to English audio while playing it in ...
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Google Drive search do not found Excel files by sheet names

I have several .xlsx file shared in Google Drive. When I do searching, Google Drive never found any file (on of those .xlsx) if searchable name is in second/third etc .xlsx sheet? If name which I do a ...
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Cannot find something in Google Drive / Google Docs

I put in the words Media Cloud Engineering in one of the Google docs. It has been more than 10 days, and today I saw something similar, so I went to my Google Drive to search: Media Cloud ...
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Can others lose access to a sharing folder on Google Drive, if you move it to a new folder you haven't shared with anyone?

I have shared a folder from Google Drive, that was created and lives on My Drive. Let's call it Folder A. Folder A is shared with a few people I used to do projects with, but no longer am. I don't ...
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How to export all my org's documents from Google Drive/Google Docs to OpenDocument?

My organisation is using Google Workspace (formerly G Suite), mostly Google Docs and Google Drive, to host a mix of documents in various formats. As an admin, how do I export all the documents (or all ...
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Google Spreadsheet Script Trigger: This app is blocked

I am trying to create a trigger for a script in google spreadsheet and upon trying to save the trigger I am getting the following error: This app is blocked This app tried to access sensitive info in ...
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Should I see evidence of shared storage space on a family member account before they exceed 15GB?

I just setup a family group, designating the family manager as an account with a 100GB Google Drive subscription and invited a family member to join the family group. I am worried that I did not setup ...
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“Image too big” in draw.io stored on Google Drive using the diagrams.net plugin

I activated in my Google Drive the plugin "diagrams.net" and now I'm trying to draw shapes on top of an existing floorplan which happens to be a 2400x1600 pixel large image. Because of my ...
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Remove duplicate references to same files without deleing files in Google Drive

I have certain files that have been shared with me showing in two places. When I "remove" any of the files in the folder "test" that have been shared with me (the first place), the ...
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Problem adding a shared folder to My Drive

Until recently, I was able to add shared folders to My Drive using the Shift + Z shortcut, but now every time I try to do it, these two messages appear: FolderName has been added to "My Drive&...
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How to update author detail of comments in Google Sheets?

I want to update the 'displayName' and 'email' of commenters within Google Sheet using 'Spreadsheet' Service along with 'Drive' service. I have used both Drive.comments.patch(comments, fileId, ...
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How can I import a .docx file in Google Docs?

I have uploaded a file in Google Drive which I would like to open in Google Docs. Using the web interface of Google Drive, I right clicked on the file and then selected "Open With". But ...
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Shared drive option is missing

I'm trying to setup a shared drive using Google Workspace. I found the following page in the Learning Center: Set up a shared drive Here I see the following image: When I click the link to open ...

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