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Sync specific folders with Grive

Is there any way to only sync specific folders when using Grive2 and Grive-tools? The regular windows google drive gives you this option in the preferences menu but that doesn't appear to be ...
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How many ways can a Mac OS X application restart itself?

I am trying to prevent Google Drive from restarting itself an hour after I tell it to quit. I realize I could probably do this by moving the file out of my Applications folder, but I want to do this ...
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Google Drive Site Loads Unstyled

This page (Biology Lessons) on Google Drive loads unstyled for some reason (the Introduction/index.html loads fine). I've checked my HTML and CSS files with W3C's validators and everything checked ...
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Google albums in drive is not syched with Google photos

When I go to my drive I see in Google albus all my google photos updated to last month. Is there a way to synchronize it? 2.If I delete a photo from the Google Album in drive, is there a way to ...
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MS word: footnotes references are not recognized and set as normal style (from google doc to word)

When I download a google doc as .docx and opened it in MS word, the footnote references (little numbers) are not recognized as "footnote style" but as "normal style" (even if they behave like normal ...
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Google-drive is not downloading all the folders and all the files in each folder

I have formatted my hard drive C recently, while formatting only Drive C, mistakenly all the drives were merged i.e I lost all the saved data. I downloaded my data from google drive but for some ...
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Using multiple google drive accounts to get around the 15Gb limit

I'm too scared I'll get on Google's shit list if I ask this question in one of their forums (I know I'm just being paranoid, but still) which is why I'm asking the question here. Google drive is ...
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How to stop Google Drive from opening folder in Finder when launched

I am using Launchd to open google drive whenever something happens in the drive folder. The XML looks like this: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD ...
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Is there a way to view the dates and times of read-only accesses to Google Drive?

I would like to know whether there is a way to tell the dates and times of read-only accesses to Google Drive (like can be done from Gmail in the lower-right-hand-corner of the screen). Thanks.
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Is there a way to have tabbed Google Drive panels? [closed]

I have many Google accounts linked together and find myself constantly needing to switch to another account (thus opening up yet another tab) just to access a file via that other account. Is there a ...
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Google Drive doesn't work on OSX 10.11.1

My Google Drive app seems to have quit working. It always stated "prepare syncronisation" and never finished. So I uninstalled and reinstalled it. Now I can't even open the freshly downloaded app, as ...
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Does Google Drive Support Incremental File Upload like Dropbox?

I work at an architecture firm and we currently use Dropbox to collaborate on our building models with others. Model files are often very large (200Mb to 2Gb) so Dropbox's incremental file uploading ...
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Throttling Google Drive with GPO

Is it possible to control the upload rate & download rate of Google Drive via registry or GPO policy? [HKEY_CU\software\google\drive] key, does not contain any values for bandwidth settings.
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Google drive - allow viewing without allow download/ print

does anyone know if it is possible for security settings to allow a google account user to VIEW my file uploaded onto Googledrive, but don't allow PRINTING hardcopy of it or downloading it ?
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Edit some Google Files on the desktop without installing Google Drive

I would like to edit a Google Tabel on my Desktop with out installing the Drive Client (I really only need this file) and with out using the browser. What can I do? Is there a plug-in for excle or ...
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To hide Google Drive's setting bar

I have very little display and I would like to hide the setting bar having Google Drive's logo, "Search Results" and those buttons: How can you hide Google Drive's setting bar?
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To search a specific folder in Google Drive?

I know this How do I search within a specific folder in Google Drive/Docs? but they have not implemented it yet in Google drive. Typing diabetes folder:turnerwhite gives me, for instance, nothing. ...
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How to share a folder in my local disk (C:) to Google Drive? [duplicate]

I have a folder in local disk C. There are my fully important files. I usually update the folder contents every day. But, i think to be bothered if i have to always copy the folder to Google Drive's ...
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Choose a subfolder to not sync in Google Drive or One Drive or Dropbox [duplicate]

I am choosing a cloud storage synchronization system that best fit my needs and, until now, none fits me. I did not figured out how to keep a subfolder not synchronized inside a synchronized folder. I ...
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Installing a driver without saving the setup file locally

I have a network driver setup file on my Google Drive. I am working with a client, and I want to install the driver on his PC. I don't want the client to have access to the driver setup file though, ...
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Google drive lacking pause funcntionality

Many a times while uploading files of size up to few gigabytes it is not possible to do that in one go. So is there any pause function? Or the only way is to download the google drive desktop app and ...
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photo deleted from Google Drive does not properly delete from Google Photo device

I am testing out Google Photos. For the most part, it works nicely. It even integrates reasonably well with Google Drive, as advertised (I can view Drive photos in Google Photos and vice versa) ...
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Why is surfing/downloading so slow when uploading/syncing to Google Drive over ethernet?

First please note that I am using ethernet, not wifi. Checking with my ISP, I have 5Mbps download and 512Kb upload. So why is it that while uploading to Google Drive (I happen to use the Mac OSX ...
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Preparing backups for google drive with Encryption/Integrity [closed]

Google Drive terms allow them to reproduce or even publish data uploaded, which seams crazy. How is it wise to prepare your backups first before sending to google drive? My concern for my data is ...
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Ubuntu, Owncloud and Google Drive integration

The setup : a home server/NAS running Ubuntu. System on a 128GB SSD, storage on one 2TB HDD and two 3TB HDD, each of them mounted separately (i.e. not a pool) a Google drive with unlimited storage ...
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How to uninstall Google Drive PC?

I installed Google Drive PC in the hope that it would let me copy Google Drive folders without doing an upload/download. "Sync" forces an automatic download/upload, which won't work for me. How can I ...
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Can’t login Google Drive

My Google drive account does not sync, or when I re-install Google Drive application, I can’t login in my account because it appears: Error on page Sometimes when I try to access this website (...
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How to share family pictures using Google Photos, Drive and Picasa?

Google released a great app called Google Photos this year, which also enables you to store/backup your pictures using a dedicated folder in Google Drive. Nearly all pictures are family pictures, so ...
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Running C# files out of Google Drive

I like to be able to code on both my laptop and desktop (both with Win 10), therefore I have Google Drive to sync my files between the two. My first issue was that the user folder on both computers ...
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Two Google drive accounts, two user accounts, one computer

From my attempts on Google I think the answer is no, but I'm having trouble finding something that asks this (most seem to try and get two Google drives into on user account) and recent, so here we go....
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Google Drive Temp download folder on Mac OS X

I'm looking for the temporary download folder for Google Drive on the Mac. I'm downloading a 5GB file and I'm trying to see how much had been downloaded so far.
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Google Drive login recognized as Internet Explorer Login?

Could Google Drive login recognized as Internet Explorer Login ? I have just downloaded and installed Google Drive on Windows 8.1 and sign into, few moment later I get email from google New sign-in ...
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How to Disconnect a google drive account that is no longer available?

Earlier my google drive was synced to my work address. Then after I left (and the email was recycled to someone else), I wanted to switch accounts but couldn't. How does one go about changing your ...
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Where do I find the Google Drive icon?

I made a custom link to my Google Drive directory on the Windows 7 Professional application bar. Now I'd like to change that icon, so that it's obvious it's the Google Drive folder. How do I find the ...
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Google Drive grabs all symlink'd files when uploading

I'm trying to upload a folder (in which are several symlinks to hefty PDF files) to Google Drive. It's 60 MB not counting the symlinked files, and about 300 MB counting them. Google Drive insists ...
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What if computer get full when synchronizing with Google Drive

As said in Google Drive Help page, "your device can sync with Google Drive on the web so that you can view your files from any device. https://support.google.com/drive/answer/2374992" If my files on ...
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How do I create a desktop shortcut to create a new Google Doc?

It is tiresome to open Google Drive in a browser and from there clicking "New document ...". So how do I find and store the URL for creating a new document so that I can put a shortcut on my desktop?
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Run formula from different sheet

Can you run formulas from different sheets? (not simply showing the formula as a string/static text) Say I type =Sheet1!A1 where in that cell I have a formula =concatenate(ice&cream) ...
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Copy every nth column on a specific row from one sheet to another (in Google Sheets)

I want a function to select every 2nd column on a particular row and display it in another sheet. I have two sheets: Sheet1 and Sheet2 In Sheet1 A2 I have a list of numbers that start from 1 to 1000....
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Google drive error “Please select a folder on an ntfs drive that is not mounted over a network.” Windows XP sp3

I have downloaded google drive from the Internet and installed it on my windows XP service pack 3. Everything was fine until it asked me to select a folder for the Google drive folder. No matter what ...
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List of un syncable files in Google Drive

My Google Drive client in Windows 8.1 tells me there are "135 unsyncable files". I clicked on the message and it lists me 3 files that "are not present on my computer". Actually, Google Drive ...
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Histogram of dates in Google Sheets or OpenOffice

I have a list of dates that I would like create a histogram of. date 5/21/2014 5/20/2014 9/16/2014 5/28/2014 6/8/2014 6/8/2014 5/28/2014 5/20/2014 8/11/2014 7/19/2014 8/11/2014 The chart's x-axis ...
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How to zip a folder in osx excluding the “Icon” file?

I have been trying to zip a folder using the terminal and excluding the Google Drive pesky "Icon" file. This is the command I tried using: zip my-zipped-folder.zip -r folder-to-zip/ -x "Icon" "*....
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Incorrect free and total space figures given for mapped network drive

In Windows 7, to map my Dropbox folder as a network drive under My Computer I use net use X: "\\localhost\Users\<username>\Dropbox". This works fine and I do the same for Google Drive and ...
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Google drive from different account

I have google drive installed on my on my everyday account. Now I would like to use google drive with another account. When I sign in with another account I have message: The account you entered ...
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Google drive PDF preview scrambled text

Previewing some PDF files in Google drive shows part of text scrambled: Downloading and then viewing this PDF from local machine works fine. I taught that browser PDF plugin is the one to blame, so ...
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Google Drive not responding with size for file download

I have two zip files hosted on Google Drive that are publicly accessible over the internet. They are here and here. For some reason, the first file is not returning the content-Length header with the ...
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Can I access Google docs on an offline public PC?

I want to make the switch to using Google docs so that I can stick to one family of editable file formats that can be opened on (almost) any device. However, I work in an environment where I have to ...
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Copy file on Google Drive [closed]

On my iPhone, how can I copy/duplicate a file on Google Drive? I tried the apps (drive/docs), and also the web interface but I find no such feature. I remember giving the drive app a one star rating ...
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Which is the best and simplest Windows Subversion client I can install to get the Google Client Library for PHP?

My operating system is Windows 7. The google-api-php-client is made available on GitHub, and can be downloaded with Subversion. The documentation provides the exact command line command to download ...