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Questions tagged [sharing]

Allowing another user access or providing a means to better spread the word of your service or content.

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Can a Dropbox folder be removed by people its been shared with?

If someone shares a Dropbox folder, can the person it's shared with remove the files or will they remain on Dropbox for the person who shared them?
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How do I make a Google Form public on the web, but for viewing only? [duplicate]

I'm trying to share a Google Form document in Google Drive and make it public to view, but I don't want anyone to be able to edit it. If I set the link sharing mode to anything other than "Off", the ...
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Share Google doc with specific people doesn't require sign in

When I share a document with specific individuals only, the email invite that is sent states "This email grants access to this item without logging in. Only forward it to people you trust." I ...
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Sharing private YouTube Live with a Gmail mailing list

I'm trying to share a private YouTube Live broadcast with a Gmail alias that has 200+ people on it. Will YouTube allow sharing with a mail/distribution list, or do I have to enter each email one by ...
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Changing the preview image when sharing a news article on Facebook?

I want to share an external link (news article) to my company's Facebook page, but the thumbnail is just a generic image showing the name of the news site, so it looks like I'm advertising the ...
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What information is visible with shareable links?

If I distribute a shareable link for a file in my Google Drive, what information about me is visible to those who click on the link? I want to share some .mid file via shareable link, which allows ...
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With a common Gmail ID for a group of users will people signing in from different locations at the same time be blocked?

If I create a common Gmail ID for a group of users (about 100) for a specific purpose (like sharing PDFs) will it block people from signing in, if they are logging in from different locations and ...
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Can I see who has downloaded a shared file?

I am the proud owner of a Dropbox Plus account. I recently shared a .zip file and need to know whether it has been downloaded. I really don't care about how many times it has been downloaded, or by ...
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How can I recursively remove sharing for a user in Google Drive?

How do I recursively remove permissions for a user in Google Drive? I don't have an apps administrator. I can find all the files shared with the person with to:email@example.com. I can't edit each ...
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How can I copy big data from Shared folder on Google Drive without downloading them?

Somebody has shared some folders with me in Google Drive and is planning to remove that sharing link. What he wants me to do is download all the data into my local system so that he can remove the ...
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Can I be notified if a Google Drive (Sheets or Docs) document is changed?

I have a couple of documents in Google Sheets/Docs that, whenever they are changed by people they are shared with, I'd like to be notified (don't care if the difference of the change is sent, just "...
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How to share full path of folder in Google Drive?

We use Google drive for storing the files of our company and we share files and projects with coworkers, no problem with that. Imagine my drive like this: Root_folder -F1 -SubF1 -SubF2 -...
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How to share LinkedIn profile edits?

I know that you can choose whether you want to share LinkedIn profile edits or not. You might want to disable sharing when you make some small changes, and you might want to enable it if you want to ...
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How to make a JSFiddle anonymous without logging out?

When I'm logged into my JSFiddle account, every fiddle I create has my username in the link, and I can later delete it and make the link useless. If I want to share my fiddle, in Stack Overflow for ...
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What is the the default order of the links returned by “Get sharable links” on Google Drive?

I read here how to get links of multiple files in Google Drive: Get share link of multiple files in Google Drive to put in spreadsheet. This works but the links which are generated are not following ...
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How Drive synchronization works when we share a file?

I would ask you a question about the design of Google Drive in terms of synchronization of files among users. Let me describe a simple scenario with the usual Alice (A) and Bob (B) personas. A ...
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How to search files in a specific folder and all its subfolders on Google Drive?

The reason I need to do this search is the need to remove sharing access for all files located in the specific directory (let's say "OLD" folder). I added folders with files there in a daily basis. I ...
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The same pictures in different albums

I have private album in Google Photos and I want part of this album made public and shared as another album. Can I do this without uploading the the same pictures a second time, just have two albums ...
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Can I share all of my Google Drive with others?

Can I share my entire Google Drive contents with another without sharing individual folders one at a time?
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What happens to shared Google Drive files owned by a deleted account?

If I’ve been shared files by someone and their account is deleted, what happens to the files? I’ve read that the files are also deleted, but is that really true? I’m thinking that when an owner (whose ...
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Find all files that are shared in Google Drive [duplicate]

Is there an easy way to find all files in Google Drive that you have shared with anyone? What about if you want to find all files in Google Drive you have shared with a particular person?
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Is there a way to filter and see all the videos I shared on my Facebook profile?

I want to see only the videos I shared on my profile by filtering it. I thought it can be done in activity log, since you can search your posts, but a lot of videos I shared in groups and pages show ...
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How to share different tabs in the same Google Sheet with different people/groups

I usually create Google Sheets that have several tabs. Usually the audience of each tab should be completely separate. However it makes sense to keep these tabs in the same sheet since I like to have ...
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When sharing a document through Google Drive, is all its revision history also shared?

Imagine the following scenario: on Day 1 I create a text document on Google Drive. on Day 2 I edit it. on Day 3 I share it with John so that "John can edit". Can John see the version from Day 1 in ...
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How do I list my items in Dropbox by access level?

I found myself accidentally sharing sensitive information in Dropbox. This has happened multiple times. So I want to check what I'm sharing and with whom. I'd like to see a list of my items (files and ...
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How do I list my items in Google Drive by access level?

I found myself accidentally sharing sensitive information in Google Drive. This has happened multiple times. So I want to check what I'm sharing and with whom. I'd like to see a list of my items (...
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Google Drive (Sheets) shared file - move ownership - different domains

I'm helping my daughter with her project and started an example of how to create a table using Google Sheets, which I shared with her. She continued on with it but now I want to remove it from my ...
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Renew Google Drive share link

In our company we have some files on Google Drive which I share with different people using a share link. Company policy dictates that shares, passwords,... need to be changed regularly to decline ...
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Difference between posting on friend's wall vs. tagging a non-friend by name in a photo comment

Can some one please explain the difference between posting content directly on a persons Facebook wall whom in on your friend list and tag a person not on your friend list in the comment section on a ...
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Where can I get my referral link on RelayRides? [closed]

I wonder where I can get my referral link on RelayRides.
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How to save shared files by Google Drive links in my account

For example someone emails you a link to a shared PDF on Google Drive. Is there a way to add it in your Google Drive instead of downloading and uploading it manually? Also it would be great if the ...
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Download list of addresses with access to a particular Google Drive file

(This related thread did not answer my question: How can I see who has access to my Google Drive folders?.) My son's school counselor has shared my son's weekly report with a gazillion irrelevant ...
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How do I email collaborators on a folder or Word document in the New Google Drive?

Google's newest version of Drive doesn't allow anymore to "email collaborators" except on files that are part of the Google Apps suite. Here's a use-case: I have a Word document I share with my ...
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Is rewarding users for sharing using Facebook or Twitter breaking the TOS?

I read this paragraph from Facebook's change's to the platform policy: You must not incentivize people to use social plugins or to like a Page. This includes offering rewards, or gating apps or app ...
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How to share a link to a YouTube video that autoplays in HD

I've searched around and found some solutions: Tried adding parameters like ?hd=1 or &vq=large at the end of the video and share URL with no success. Also found this answer which uses the /embed/ ...
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How can I share individual columns of an online spreadsheet?

I sometimes use a spreadsheet when grading student assignments, where the leftmost columns describe the different parts of the assignments and possible points, and there is a column for each student. ...
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Twitter URL sharer: what does the 'Recommend @' field do? [closed]

I would like to know what the 'Recommend @' field does on the Twitter URL sharer at https://about.twitter.com/resources/buttons#tweet. The information appears in one of the HTML data tags, but then ...
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Is there a right to allow suggestions but permit edits in google documents?

When I share a document with others, I have three right to assign to them. Can edit Can comment Can view I'm guessing Can edit is the right needed to make suggestions? But is there an option to ...
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How to share my friend's shared post that was shared by another user/page/group?

When we see a post from our Facebook friend that shares another post from someone else on Facebook, we want to reshare it. My issue is that the share button will share the original post not my friend'...
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See all of the shared files in a Dropbox account

Is there a way to see all of the shared files in my Dropbox account? I'd like to see which folders I've shared with people either by inviting them or just by sharing a link to that folder/file.
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How can I publish a word document on the same URL but changing content from time to time?

I have a very simple thing to do which suddenly became hugely difficult. I need to publish a word document on the same URL but I will change its content from time to time. Solutions I tried so far: ...
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Avoid Download and Upload in Google Drive to Share when I am not owner

I have been shared a folder by my client and I am not the owner of the folder. I know that sharing this folder is not possible, however presently I am forced to download the folder and upload it ...
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How to share videos publicly from private groups

I just shared a video on my Facebook wall, from a private group, and only people from the group can see it, although I shared it publicly. Can I change the setting of the video or something so ...
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Split one .rar file on Drive into several files before downloading

How I can split one file (.rar), stored on Google Drive, into several files to ease download to my PC?
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How to see date of folder sharing in Google Drive

How do I see the date of when I shared a folder in Google Drive.
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Is it possible to automatically re-share files shared to a Google account?

Is it possible to set up one Google Account so that it automatically re-shares anything shared with it to another account? I tried doing it with IFTTT, but the Google Drive Channel has no Triggers, ...
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How to share Google Drive folder without sign in required to view

I have a Google Drive folder shared to anyone with the link. The problem is that when anyone with the link tries to access it, everything on the page is unresponsive (clicking folders does nothing) ...
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How do you view only files shared with you for a certain project In Google Drive?

I'm working on a particular project with two other people and whenever I go to "shared with me" it shows everything that was ever shared with me, which is quite a lot. Only individuals have been ...
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Blog name disappeared in Facebook share

I recently created my first blog (http://smellslikebaking.blogspot.com/) and I'm trying to customize it. I customized my share buttons and I enabled the meta tags for the posts, so that when I share ...
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Sharing Google Drive file for editing with people having no Google account

I just created a file in Google Drive and made it "editable by anyone with the link". However, if I open the link in another browser where I'm not logged in Google, I seem unable to edit the file (I ...