Yes. Locate the file in its original folder, and select it.
Now press Shift+Z.
From the folder select window that opens, navigate to the folder where you would like to add the file.
Now, the file is available in both its original and the newly selected folder.
You can find the location of a item in the Quota screen by clicking on it, then looking at the bottom of the screen to see the folder path, or alternatively by opening the info panel on the right-hand side, then looking at the folder where it says "Location". (See the orange circles in the screenshot below.)
If these are empty, you have an 'orphaned' file, ...
You can use add "shortcut to my drive". It does the same thing. But if you are a "Backup and Sync" user and want those folders to appear and even be reachable in your PC when you go offline you can go ahead and uninstall your "Backup and Sync" client and use the "Drive for Desktop" client instead. I don't know why ...
I think that is a problem on the Google side, so as the message suggests, wait an try again later. In the mean time you could submit your feedback directly to Google. On Google Drive on the web click the ? button then Send feedback, fill out the form and submit it.
Related official blog article: Expanding shortcuts in Google Drive, reducing unorganized ...
Unfortunately, no. This should be resolved by generating a view-only link and then adding your people in the list where you assign them with edit access (not necessarily for all of them). In order to speed up things, you could create a proxy account with edit access and send login credentials to your chosen people.
Solved. See the discussion here.
In brief: Don't upload files to Drive or File Stream via Explorer or Finder directly (from one window to another eg). Always upload directly to Drive via Chrome or another supported browser. If you do or have uploaded files via ...
You don't see an option to duplicate a complete folder because there isn't one (to my knowledge).
The way that I copy folders of files in Drive is as follows:
Create a new folder wherever you'd like the duplicate folder to be.
Navigate inside of the folder that you'd like to duplicate.
Press Ctrl + a to select all of the contents inside of the folder.