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How can we upload only files of a certain type when uploading a folder to Google Drive?

I have a large number of .cpp (C++) files I would like to upload to Google Drive. However, on my computer, the C++ programs are stored with their compilation as well, and the compilation tends to be ...
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What formula can I use in order to calculate Z-Score within a specific rolling range?

Doing some sports statistical analysis for fun. Wonder if any of you guys can help me. This is the sheet I'm working with. I'm sure you can see how I'm already experimenting with this in the Z-Score ...
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Where is WhatsApp chat history exported to in Google Drive?

From Android I exported chat history to Google Drive. However, I see no file on either on Google Drive itself or even Google Docs. Where is this data? Can I download it? How would I view it? I see ...
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Is there any way that I get see all the unresolved comments/tasks that are assigned by me?

https://support.google.com/a/users/answer/9685520?hl=en Here I only find search in Google Drive to find and act on unresolved comments that are assigned "to me". But what I really want is ...
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How to copy a native Google Sheets/Docs/Slides file from shared drive to My Drive, natively using Google apps functionality

I want to find out how to copy a native Google Sheets, Docs or Slides file, which is stored in a shared drive on the corporate Google Workspace environment, to my personal G-drive residing in the same ...
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Google Suite Legacy edition is going away from 1 June 2022. What are the alternatives? [closed]

I have been using Google Legacy edition (50 users) for myself and friends. I have been using YouTube, Google photos etc across all these accounts. Now I have less than 2 months to figure out what to ...
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Google Drive not working on LG TV

I tried to open Google Drive on LG TV (model: LG webOS TV UJ7507), but I got a message that says that the browser on TV cannot support Google Drive and needs to be updated. The problem is that the ...
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How do I downgrade my Google Drive storage account?

I have a Google Drive account and I want to downgrade from the 200gb plan to the 100gb plan. If I navigate to https://one.google.com/about/plans my only option is to upgrade. Opening a https://one....
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All Google Drive files have disappeared

My girlfriend's Google Drive account has been completely wiped out excluding one file. Last summer she started writing her thesis then she didn't touch it for a while. When she came back to it today ...
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How to see comment count in Google Docs

I used to be able to see the number of comments in Google Docs as a small blue oval with the number in it, on top of the comments button, but now it's gone. How do I make it come back?
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I received a link to Google Drive to a shared folder. Is there any possibility that they was warned that I clicked the file?

I clicked on a link for this shared folder using my Gmail account, and I am afraid that the original sender may have received any kind of notice that I have already clicked on it. Is there such ...
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Unable to correct Margins when converting Sheet to PDF and sending as email via app script

Attaching the snippet of my code. I have an input spreadsheet where the end-user enters in an email address. Then, the code will open my desired spreadsheet (Template1), converts it to a PDF and ...
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How can I edit a cell in Google Sheets which is linked to a file name in Google Drive?

I currently have a Google Spreadsheet with two columns - the file ID of a set of files, the file name. I want to write a Google Apps Script where when I change the file name within the spreadsheet, it ...
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HOW TO AUTOMATICALLY COPY DATA FROM ONE TAB TO ANOTHER BASED ON A TRIGGER

I need to automatically copy the name and date from "Client" sheet to "Call" sheet based on a criteria or trigger which is "X" on a recurring basis. Ex: If I put "X&...
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How to revert docx file to its original state after it was opened in gdocs?

At work, we use Google Drive as the repository for most files. Some of these files are Microsoft Office files : .docx (Word), .xslx (Excel), .pptx (Powerpoint). Let's take the case of a .docx file. If ...
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How is 40GB possible on Google Drive (not paid)(anymore)?

We've come to encounter a Google Drive account which was once paid since the data grew on it, then the payments stopped, but the data still exceeded (around 22GB total) the quota of FREE tier which is ...
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When "Last modified" date in Google Drive can be different than "Last edit" date in corresponding document?

Up until now I was more than sure that "Last modification" date in Google Drive's column and "Last edit" date in Google Docs for the very same document / file must be exactly the ...
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Does clearing one's Google Drive old photo files also remove photos in Google Photos?

Way back when Google Drive was synced with Google Photos - i.e. I've had my photos backed up to Drive with Google Backup & Sync, and they'd automatically show up in Google Photos. I need to free ...
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Google Docs / Google Drive URL with username login

Normally, one would login with: https://drive.google.com/ or https://docs.google.com/ Assume that the account name is david.smith@gmail.com. Is it possible to append to append the account name with ...
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Google drive tracker

Is there any way to see who viewed a file that is in a Google Drive folder? This file is not a document it is an mp4 and jpg format.
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How do I upload "an old SD card full of photos" to Google Photos (from Windows laptop)?

Context I have an old SD card full of old photos. (I've actually copied the card to a folder on my laptop) Goal Upload all 800 pictures to Google Photos in "one shot". (i.e. All 800 at once. ...
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How to download a Google Drive data files/documents without Google Photos included in the Takeout?

I recently attempted to download all Google Drive data from Takeout. When making my selections such as from "Multiple formats", "Advanced settings", and "All Drive data ...
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Managing duplicates photos & videos in both Google Drive & Google Photos?

The relatively recent divorce between Drive & Photos still has me a bit confused. Though to be honest, I was never really sure of this question: Before the changes, when I shared a Drive folder ...
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I'm below Google One's free storage limit (<15GB used) but family plan is running out of space

I joined a relative's family plan. I'm below Google One's free storage limit (<15GB used) but his family plan is running out of space. The paying family member and others are using most of the ...
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Same link different file on Google Drive

I previously provided the URL of my files on Google Drive, however those files were accidentally erased from my Google Drive, and now I want to upload fresh files to the same shared link. Is there a ...
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Is it possible to redirect a shared Drive document to another inbox?

In my school district, we use Google Workspace for Education Plus, and I have full access to the Google Admin Console. I recently had to redirect all emails from a specific parent to a new account ...
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Do Google Chat attachments take up your Gmail storage space?

I remember with Hangouts, there wasn't any limit on the photos you could send, and I didn't think they took up any Drive storage space. Do Google Chat attachments take up space in your Drive?
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Google drive shared folder showing in two different locations. How to make it just one?

A subfolder in a shared folder is showing up in two different locations within that shared folder. When I search for files within that subfolder, results from only one of those locations show up for ...
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Definitive list of indexed file types in Google Drive

I am trying to use Google Drive to run my day to day, but I use a lot of Markdown files (.md) linked to LogSeq for my note taking. Google Drive on the web will find the file name, but it fails to find ...
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gdURL permalinks no longer working

gdURL.com provides a free service where one can create direct permalinks for google drive files. I have used it for a few years now, and haven't had any issues. Now, whenever I (or a third party) try ...
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Share Google Drive files on a Facebook Group?

In our group we have archived Zoom calls stored on Google Drive. To make it easier for out group members to browse and download past calls, we'd prefer to have the download links shown also on our ...
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Present Google Drive search as a folder

Is there any way to present Google Drive search results as though they are a distinct folder? For example, suppose I have a folder named "Invoices" that contains files like this: ...
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Unable to use Google Docs URL invite action in new URL to invite user to a copy of a document

I have created a google sheets document that I am wanting to send out to a number of users for them to make copies of, share back with me and then edit themselves. I am using the largely under ...
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How do I find where the Google Form is saved?

I've started a contract at a small company to update all their google forms. The forms were set up 5 years ago by the last contractor. Unfortunately this means none knows where the forms are saved on ...
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How to find Google-proprietary files (Docs, Slides, Sheets, Drawings, etc.)

My employer had a kind of "Google for life" plan for GSuite/Drive from years ago, but the current proposition from Google apparently is too costly and we must reduce space to respect a quota....
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Received Access Request for Unshared Google Drive Folder

I received an access request for an unshared folder. I don't know how this folder link could have gone public as I have never--under any circumstances--shared this folder. It is still unshared: My ...
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Google Drive Virtual Drive on Windows not showing drive capacity

I have a Google Drive subscription from the website it shows 48GB used of 2048GB however the Virtual Drive shows only 9.23GB of 446GB available. What could be wrong with the Google Virtual drive?
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Can an "Editor" in a folder delete files within that folder?

I created a folder in Google Drive, and I can share that folder with other users. I can select one of these permissions when sharing: Viewer Commenter Editor (Organise, add and edit files) My ...
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Google Drive - how to open files in a new tab by default without having to preview in a modal window in the same tab first

In Google Drive on the web, when looking at a folder that contains many files like images or audio files, I want to be able to click or cmd-click many files in the list and have them open in new tabs ...
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See views for Videos or PDFs uploaded to Google Drive?

Is it possible to get the number of views for a file uploaded to Drive, similarly to the Activity Dashboard you can use in Google Docs or Sheets? We have several videos and PDFs in a shared resource ...
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Does a Google Doc's Version History count against your Storage Quota?

Google Drive recently changed their policy so that Google Docs count against your storage quota. Google Docs, by default, keeps a detailed version history of your document, so my question is whether ...
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Google drive backup : How do I sync only from my computer to drive?

I have configured a streaming backup for my computer on drive. But I see the drive and my computer is synced both ways, that is when I delete something on my computer it gets reflected on drive and ...
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Accidentally removed a folder from google drive (web)

I accidentally removed a folder from google drive (web). Then I checked the trash folder, I saw nothing. But trash removes file/folder every 30days, but this incident just happened 30sec ago, Can ...
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How to fix "Limit Exceeded: Email Total Attachments Size" with Google App script?

I've been running this amazing script (provided in full, below) with great success (thanks to user tedinoz!) but have recently been getting an error that reads "Exception: Limit Exceeded: Email ...
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Problems when copy pasting a sheet in google spreadsheets

I have recently started using spreadsheets in the cloud, and having some problems with the most basic of tasks. I have a location in my google drive. There there is a spreadsheet. This has only one ...
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In Google Drive, when making a share or download link for a file/folder, how can you make the Owners information private?

I'm trying to share some files and folders while still keeping some levels of privacy When creating a SHARE link for a folder, anyone who gets the link can see the System properties to the right that ...
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Why are all my Google Docs automatically zoomed out and the doc is far away from the controls? Zooming in does not fix, it makes controls disappear

There is too much grey space between the doc and the left-hand controls. Zooming into the doc does not fix this. This issue is across all my documents, and somehow has been set as a default on my ...
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Google Drive menu problem

In the Google Drive (web) menu, buttons highlighted with red are not working for me.
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Receive notifications if connected apps change anything on Google Drive

I have Google Drive connected to my Trello account. This means that Trello has access to my Google Drive. Can I ban Trello from deleting files from my Google account? Can I receive a notification if ...
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How to prevent people modifying PowerPoint presentations with Google Slides when shared in Google Drive?

We create presentations in Microsoft PowerPoint, which we share with colleagues in Google Drive. (Note: We use Drive for historical reasons - moving to OneDrive is not currently an option). ...
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