I'm looking for a way to mark which files I have viewed/read and the ones I haven't.
marking the most important files for future reference would be very useful.
There is no function to mark files.
You can though create a new folder in your drive and create a shortcut in it by right-clicking the files you have viewed/read.
Use google colab to find the number of files in a folder
Go to this notebook
File -> Save a copy in Drive
The new copy will open automatically
Run the code blocks by selecting and pressing Shift+Enter
Mount the google drive when you are prompted
Change the value of variable FOLDER_PATH from labelled-dataset to your own folder name or path. For example ...
My Google account somehow changed languages and it took me forever to get a fix. Ultimately, I used a business account and got in touch with Google support (thank you Rodolfo!!), and he walked me through the solution. Here it is ... hope it helps!
USE Google Translate to read page and get into your account
Sign into Google account
go to Data & ...