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The July 2019 Right official Google way(extracted from this Google blog post): while on Google Photos click Upload, (probably upper right corner), then click "Google Drive".


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You can open a PDF in the Chrome PDF Viewer from Google Drive by (mis)using the print feature. After you open the PDF in the Drive PDF Viewer, click the Print icon. Click Cancel on the dialog box that pops up. The PDF should now be open in the Chrome PDF Viewer.


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From experience, if you have a large number of people editing a shared folder in My Drive, chances are a small percentage of them will be so unaccustomed to using Google Drive that they will accidentally remove resources. This is annoying to rectify (but can be done by finding the items in the Activity pane on the right). Team Drives enable the manager to ...


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Like any other folder. Right-click the folder > Rename ...


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Yes, it is safe. You can delete Google Photos folder from Drive. From Google Photos Help: Not sure what settings you have? Confirm if you used the Google Photos folder in Google Drive Check if you use the Google Photos folder On your computer, go to drive.google.com. Check if you have a “Google Photos" ...


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The best way to handle sharing files with large and dynamic groups on Google Drive is by using Google Groups, but it's also possible to do the way you are thinking by using Google Apps Script or the Google Drive API and the Google Sheets API To use a group from Google Groups to handle sharing files, share the files with the group by adding its email address....


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2nd EDIT (following OP's request) "I need a solution that gets me all the way from having a list of filenames (what I have now) to having a list of links I can click on and get to the corresponding file. Incomplete answers like "write a custom menu that uses DriveApp.getFilesByName" won't be accepted" 1. On the spreadsheet's menu find Tools and click on ...


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This worked for me. Go to https://drive.google.com/drive/shared-with-me Find the folder shared with you Right click the folder Click Remove


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In Google sheets, I found it effective to protect the sheet. Right click the sheet tab at the bottom of the screen. Click Protect Sheet. Click the Set permissions button. Choose Show a warning when editing this range. My users have a sheet they mostly use for reference to lookup student information. On the rare occasion they need to make a change, or ...


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The best and easy way to handle this is by using substitute formula and having two columns here is the explanation below: Column A5: just put google drive image shareable link e.g. "https://drive.google.com/open?id=1CfUnvGGdt96irA419HnU0BvRafD4F_os" Column B5: use the combination of two formula image and substitute like this: =image(substitute(A5,"open?id",...


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You can see differences between named and unnamed versions. Go to File->Version history->See version history On the right hand side, you'll see the versions. If you click on one of them, you will see above your document, on the right hand side The total shown is the number of changes between the version you highlight and the previous one shown. There are ...


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The owner account appears to be the one who uploaded the file. In other words, if a folder is shared by someone else, giving you read/write access to the folder, but you upload a 2GB file to it, then the 2GB file is owned by you and goes against your storage limit; not the storage limit of the folder owner.


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Step 1 Click the drop-down arrow on the folder name. Step 2 Click on "Share". Step 3 Fill in your Gmail address, and add a message for the owner of the folder, then press "Send request".


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I have run into this before. If you are using a Google Form, Google is under anonymous when it re-uploads more information. It could also be you (Or the owner of the document) isn't allowing others to see the information. Next to the comment button in the top right of the screen there is a little lightning bolt line with an arrow pointing up. If you click on ...


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In case you still have this issue or for others and for future reference, there is a way to do this through the later versions of Microsoft Power Point. Save your vector graphics in .svg preferably. If they were produced using Adobe Illustrator, don't forget to outline your text (Ctrl/Command + Shift + O), and Strokes, as well as make Compound. Paths of the ...


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Albums in Google Photos are completely separate from folders in Google Drive. Thus, you will have to export the photos from Google Photos, and upload them to Google Drive. I'm going to assume you use Backup and Sync to sync your Google Drive with your computer, as that will make this process easier. You can download the album from Google Photos, and save it ...


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Google Drive for G Suite has the same features that Google Drive for consumers / Google common accounts but it extend several of them including settings and special features for organization administrators.


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Yes it's possible. Your script should iterate over the content to move. From this answer to Moving Files In Google Drive Using Google Script: function moveFiles(sourceFileId, targetFolderId) { var file = DriveApp.getFileById(sourceFileId); file.getParents().next().removeFile(file); DriveApp.getFolderById(targetFolderId).addFile(file); } Related ...


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Sorry, Google's permissions settings are simply not that granular. In their eyes, the choices are Can view Can comment [and view] Can edit [and comment and view] and those choices can be offered to individual accounts by email address, to anyone with the link, or publicly on the web. Google is a huge company, but if their choices are causing a problem for ...


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Go to takeout.google.com Deselect all and select only Drive. By default, the data will be downloaded in MS format, but if you want your data in different formats (e.g. PDF), click on "Multiple formats" before going to the next step.


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Google Drive hasn't a download counter. Send your feedback to Google by using Google Feedback. The alternatives depend on how you share the links to your files but in any case once the user has accessed the file throw a link generated by the Google Drive web app, it will be shown on their Google Drive Shared with me and they will be able to add the file to ...


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On the Google Drive search bar write to:usanername@example.com where usanername@example.com is the email address of the user that want to see the files shared with them and that you have access too.


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You won't be able to check that anymore because Google Drive And Google Photos stopped being in Sync from July 10 2019. That checkbox is just the front-end residue of the old feature which probably will be removed in the upcoming days. See Google Announcement: https://support.google.com/photos/answer/9316089


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