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Try executing the Google Drive REST APIs method Files:emptyTrash from https://developers.google.com/drive/api/v3/reference/files/emptyTrash Open the link, click TRY IT! and EXECUTE and Authorise your account. You will get a 204 response which indicates a success execution. This worked for me, but the files got deleted very slowly (~2 hours).


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UPD: see below I wrote a simple script for this. You can run it from here: https://script.google.com/macros/s/AKfycbyUvNoXzBMBDE9pnHkLUltliGwjip5x09t3PeTY_1KoXO45F6iz/exec (if it gets stopped, just run it once again, and it will continue from where it left) It will create two files in the root of your Drive, one displays progress and is deleted after ...


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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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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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Seems like a very simple process to me... You can use the search bar at the top of the WebGUI for Google Drive. Just select your user's username in the owner dropdown, choose the type (such as folder if you want to), choose the location of the folder you want to turn owner to the department head, then click search. In the search results, select as many ...


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It sounds like Files Cabinet is what you're looking for. It's a free add-on to Awesome Table. To quote their blurb, Files Cabinet "helps you list a Google Drive folder. It explores every child folder and lists every file that can be found. After giving you a quick count of all the folders and all the files, you get a list of the files that are ready to be ...


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You can try enabling in Drive settings - "Automatically put you Google Photos into a folder in My Drive". This will show Google Photos folder. Try copying there some photos and check a bit later if they will be shown in Google Photos. Can't promise though :)


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The biggest differentiation to consider is who is the “owner” of the folder/files. If all shared data should still be accessible after you leave your organization, use a Team Drive. If you use My Drive, and you forget to transfer ownership of your documents before you leave, all your documents (even the shared ones) might be deleted when you leave the ...


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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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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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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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There is now a fancy new way: the .new gTLD. Per QZ, all these URLs now work: Docs: doc.new, docs.new, document.new Forms: form.new, forms.new Sheets: sheet.new, sheets.new, spreadsheet.new Sites: site.new, sites.new, website.new Slides: slides.new, deck.new, presentation.new


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Best answer here... Thank you so much for posting this. It was driving me crazy. I just clicked on the folder and under details, it shows all the "locations" and each location has an "X" next to it. You can remove it from any of the "locations" on this screen. See my screenshot:


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Google Drive has its own kind of aliases: each file or folder can exist within many folders. In the file browser, select one or many files or folders. Type Shift+z to open up an Add to dialog. Choose the folder you'd like to add the alias within. This process is described in more detail here, along with how to remove parents from a file or folder with ...


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Alternatively, you can have the link to PDF version of the current document: Share the doc via link. You'll have link like this: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1au12_...mk5l1A/edit?usp=sharing Replace «/edit?usp=sharing» to «/export?format=pdf» Now, this link will always point to PDF file with current version of the doc. The file will not be stored in ...


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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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Sounds like you want a deep copy without any previous reference to the original folders & documents. Under these circumstances: Download the folder. Extract content Upload to your drive.


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It's not possible but it the document is shared with anyone with the link you could appear as an "anonymous animal". One way to achieve this is by open the link without being signed in in your account. On Chrome, right click the document link and open it on incognito mode. Related Anonymous or unknown people in a file


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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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