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Transferring from DropBox to different cloud provider, preserving history [migrated]

Is there a good way to transfer files and their history into another provider or to a source code repo? When you move from DropBox to another provider, like Google Drive or Microsoft's Onedrive... is ...
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Google Drive Doc Crash with Clipboard Manager use

I use a clipboard extender/manager, which has been compatible with everything I ever encountered, including Google Drive, until recently. Now, it does not seem to matter which clipboard manager I ...
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Why does google docs show this error? [migrated]

"Sorry, you can't view or download this file at this time. Too many users have viewed or downloaded this file recently. Please try accessing the file again later. If the file you are trying to access ...
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what happens to my documents in Google Drive when a connected app on is no longer available?

Lets say I connect an app to Google Drive. For example Code Your Cloud from https://codeyourcloud.com. This app lets you edit C# code in Google Documents. My question is what happens to my existing ...
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I want to use another proxy for Google Drive

In my company, there are several proxies. I have access to a main proxy which restricts me access to Google Drive. An alternative proxy allows me to use Google Drive, but restricts me regarding the ...
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Downloading from Internet directly to google drive

I download a file from the Internet to the google drive folder on my local computer. In this case, the file is first downloaded to my local computer and then uploaded to google's servers from my local ...
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OSX Encrypted Sparsebundle Image keeps making small file changes

I've created an encrypted sparsebundle image to store some files that I want to keep safe in my Google Drive. However, I noticed, that even when just mounting this image and reading files (simple text ...
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Google Spreadsheet as Windows 7/8 wallpaper [duplicate]

Is there a way to make a Google Document/spreadsheet as my windows desktop wallpaper ? I was thinking of a software that will act like a widget with a fixed position on my desktop.
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Get a typing effect in a Google Doc via script?

Not totally sure if this is the right SE site for the question, but here goes. I want to have a publicly viewable Google Doc which is modified programmatically (a script somewhere) and others viewing ...
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Can't get Word 2013 to save to Google Drive

I've tried following these instructions and these instructions and neither worked. I still don't see a Google Drive option when I click "Add a Place". One red flag I notice is both instructions say ...
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How to import csv file from url into Google Docs (Drive)

I have a CSV file on a server, available via http. I want to import this into Google Docs to analyse it. Is there a way to do it directly? Trying to do it via iPad, no PC. Trying to avoid the ...
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Is there a command line utility to script uploads to Google Drive and share items?

Me and my team are using Google Drive to share results of our build processes. We used to have a shared drive on some server, accessible to all members. We run Windows XP and Win7. Now, several team ...
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Chrome randomly stops opening google products

For last few weeks, I am facing a weird issues with Chrome. Randomly, it stops opening any particular Google products for google.com, gmail, calender, drive, etc. It just get stuck at "Sending ...
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Search email on Gmail where the attachment is not saved in GDrive

I am using the web-based Gmail and I have plenty of e-mails with attachments. Now I am trying to save them directly on my Google Drive (GDrive) using the Google biuilt-in feature, but I still have ...
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Using Google Drive Sync desktop application from multiple Windows 7 user accounts

This question was asked about a year ago in this thread - I would like to know if the situation has changed. This question is not about using multiple Google Drive accounts from a single Windows ...
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How to download multiple Google Drive photos from URLs?

I was sent about 500 Google Drive picture files and need a way to download them. The URLs send me to the Google Drive for each individual picture. Is there a way to download them without having to go ...
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Change Google Drive Avatar without Signing Up for Google+

It seems that I cannot change my existing Google drive Avatar without signing up for Google+. Is there another way to do so?
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Backing up Google Drive data in the event of a virus attack

I am moving to GDrive (Google Drive) more and more these days. Can't see myself ever leaving the cloud. My question is about backing up of data on Google Drive. As I understand, GDrive and similar ...
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Disable reflection between Google Drive and Drive folder

I recently installed Google Drive in my Windows 8 Pro and there is a folder for Google Drive. Is it possible to delete files in Drive folder without getting it deleted from the Drive ?
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Google drive containing git repos?

I'm thinking of using a poor man's solution to backup my git repos (they are not huge). I have a notebook, no server/vps/nas at home. These are my pet projects, so 1-2 mbyte each, not a big deal. Are ...
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Mirror cloud storage accounts

Is there any service that lets you mirror i.e. Dropbox and Drive? Let's say I change something on Dropbox and it's automatically applied to Drive as well. Like some sort of RAID-concept for cloud ...
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Google Drive won't let me download my files

I Recently uploaded a .PSD file from work to my personal Google Drive so I can download and work on it at home. Today when I went onto my Google drive to download this file, when I pressed the ...
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How to enable Drive Service in Google Apps Script?

I am getting this error The feature you are attempting to use has been disabled by your domain administrator. When I try to use DriveApp in Google Apps Script. The domain administrator tried to ...
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Is there a way to have attachments automatically uploaded to google drive?

Is it possible to do the following? I receive e-mails from certain people containing attachments and I want them to be uploaded to Google Drive. The e-mail account I receive them on isn't gmail, but I ...
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Unreliable Google Docs copy-paste in Safari

I'm using Safari and copy-pasting in Google Docs with a keyboard shortcut is extremely unreliable. It can work most of the time, but at some point the Cut and Copy items in the Safari menu become ...
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Automatic transfer large files between 2 sites behind fire walls

I thought this will have an answer on this site, but after some searching I couldn't find anything useful. Here is my situation. I want to setup an automatic way to transfer some backup from one ...
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Google Drive Pictures not appearing in Metro Photos app

All my photos are stored in my Google Drive, but the Drive photos do not appear in the Metro Photo's app (those placed directly in the My Pictures folder do). Looking in the indexing settings ...
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Google drive web page halts when loading

When loading the Google drive page, the page halts after displaying a loading... message in the title. This issue is not resolved on the Google-drive forum. See screenshots below. Sometimes after a ...
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How to recover the deleted items in Google Drive?

Is there a way to recover the deleted items (which are shared with me) in Google Drive? They are not in the trash even. A message appears just after the deletion mentioning `Undo' the action. So I ...
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How to setup automatic backup of particular folders on Mac?

I would like to have automatic backups of particular folders (excluding some files and folders by name) to: Google Drive Network drive (NAS) The data should be added to the password protected zip. ...
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Transfer Google Drive Ownership Files

I have 2 gmail acoounts, [email protected] and [email protected], I'm migrating everything to the new one, and I have issues with Drive. From [email protected] I've created a shared folder with some colleagues ...
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Microsoft Office Alternatives [closed]

I have a windows 7 computer with no Microsoft Office installed on it. Occasionally I have to view and print some documents created in Microsoft Office. I also have to sometimes create documents. I ...
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Can't login Google Drive app Windows 7

I installed Google Drive on my fathers Assus Eee PC running Windows 7. The installation worked fine but when I tried to login afterwards for some reason the html the Drive app uses is opened in ...
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Google Drive hangs at “scanning web …” forever

Google Drive on my laptop hangs at "scanning web ..." for hours and seems to remain there forever. This happens only to my laptop. My desktop PC is fine. It just happens to me one fine day and I do ...
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Google Drive terminates without error on startup

I've used Google Drive for awhile now, but it won't start up after installing on my latest system re-build. I'm still using the same OS, hardware, and basic software load (antivirus, firewall, etc.) ...
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Google Language in Firefox

When ever I use Google products in Firefox the page is in Thai. I am in Thailand, but I don't get this problem when using Chrome. If I manage to find the language selector to change to English, its ...
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How to make a resumable upload in Google Drive?

I want to upload a large file to Google Drive, and since my connection is slow, I want to make a resumable upload so that I can shutdown the computer whenever I want. I found this solution : Resumable ...
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How do I get Google Drive to open text files with arbitrary extensions as text files?

I have text files on Google Drive that do not end with the .txt suffix (such as: .r, .bas, .awk...). I want to view them using the Drive Notepad app, but it does not recognize the files as text. Is ...
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Opening .pdf's on Google Drive using Adobe Acrobat

Note: this is a question about Google Drive, not Firefox options. I've been using Google Drive and Docs a lot, so I tend to keep .PDFs on Drive as well just for convenient storage. But I don't like ...
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Can I buy a Domain and forward all traffic to Google Drive?

I am hosting my webpage here. On my Google Drive. I want to purchase a domain name and point that domain name to the link above. Can I do that and how?
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Error when opening Google Drive

For a few days now I am getting this error every time I open Google Drive in my PC. I tried re-installing but still get the same error. Do you have an idea what's causing this?
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Best way for bidirectional referenced table rows for double-entry booking

I want to move to a Google Spreadsheets setup to handle my private booking. Currently I have four tables: Overview Accounts Income Outcome Except of "Overview" all share following columns: Date ...
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Portable Dropbox/Google Drive

I am planning to buy a new external harddisk, which will hold my project files using XAMPP Portable, my contacts, documents etc, as this thing is dealing with sensitive data, and I cannot rely on a ...
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Cannot use Truecrypt for Google Drive for PC

I failed to set up a Truecrypt volume to use it as Google Drive folder. How can I pass over it? Update I have succeeded applying Truecrypt for Dropbox folder.
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How to limit Google Drive's client bandwidth usage?

Is there any way to limit the amount of traffic Google Drive uses? I'm syncing Drive's content, and it almost swallows the entire bandwidth. I can't use Internet during sync operation.
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Change user associated with Google Drive account (OSX) when old account does not exist

I've got Google Drive installed on Mac OSX 10.8.4 -- I no longer work and company X and want to associate Google Drive with company Y account. I no longer have access to the old account so I can't ...
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How to sort Google Drive search results by title?

I find Google Drive very convenient as an online notebook to store my diary and records, that I can access anytime, anywhere. Now when I want to search for a particular string of text, the only ...
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How to disable Google Drive's own “delete?” dialogue?

I recently installed Google Drive on my Windows 7 PC to move and delete some files with better interface (through Windows Explorer) by dragging files between folders and mass-deleting, and my Windows ...
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Percent Rank and Curved Grading in Excel

I am trying to design a gradebook for a class which follows relative grading. Relative grading here means 30% As, 40% Bs, 30% C and lower. In a class of 11, for example, 3 students will get As, 5 ...
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GoogleDrive size doesn't match between local and cloud

Currently, the size used of my GoogleDrive Cloud storage is about 6G. I noticed the size of my local GoogleDrive is less than 3G. SyncComplete, and their size don't match, so I feel something is ...