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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 ...
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Cannot log into Google Drive sync application or Google Sync after associating GMail account to Google+ account

I'm having trouble signing into the Google Drive desktop sync application on all the computers where I have it installed. I get the following error: The account that you entered does not match. ...
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Google Drive, File: Open With Browser?

Google Drive has a preview, and a "Open With" menu, but it only contains "connected apps". I was wondering if there is any way to just have Google Drive send the file to your browser, and have it ...
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Google Drive Sync Filesystem Permissions on OS X

When Google Drive syncs files from the server, it uses 600 rw------- for the permissions. This is a problem when you try to run a local web server – you get Permission denied errors and 403 Forbidden. ...
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Share a folder between Google Drive, Dropbox and Skydrive

I use three different systems to synchronize my files to the cloud. Google Drive is for my Android tablet, Skydrive for my Windows 8 phone and Windows RT tablet and Dropbox for things at work. This ...
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Print document from a desktop application as PDF to Google Drive directly

In Google Chrome, when I need to save a web page or an online document as PDF to my Google Drive account, I choose 'Save to Google Drive' as a destination in the Print dialog box of Chrome. Document ...
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Syncing google drive in linux

I use Dropbox client for syncing files to the web, and it works reasonably well. Now I want to purchase additional storage, but Dropbox is currently twice the price of google drive space! That's ...
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Delete a phantom directory created by Google Drive

I recently noticed that there is a file (a document) in my Google Drive that failed to sync. I didn't need it, so I deleted it. Now, in my computers GD folder there is a directory with the name of ...
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Select file from cloud to upload in browser?

Is there any such extension or plugin available for macs that let you browse your cloud files and select them in finder without actually keeping a copy of these files on your computer. For example, ...
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Why is google drive not working?

Google drive is not working. When installing I get this error message which says the error code is 8bd0 if that helps. It used to work but now after a power cycle it doesn't. What am I doing ...
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Google Drive: Sync different directories, instead of putting everything in one folder

Say I have three different folders on my Windows laptop (school, work, and personal documents). These are in different places on my hard drive. Is there anyway to sync those folders to my Google ...
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Copying Google Drive folder to new computer

I am shifting my files to a new Mac, including my Google Drive folder. I could just set up Gdrive on the new computer and let it sync with my Google Drive folder on the cloud, but this will take ...
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Stop Drive from automatically loading

When I go into the preferences in the Drive icon in the system tray and uncheck the "Start Google Drive automatically when you start your computer" the icon still loads. I went into auto-runs and ...
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Is there a way to manage who can install the Google Drive desktop client?

As we have a number of users traveling overseas we want to be able to do all of the following or some of the following. How can we manage this using the Google Apps dashboard? If some of these are not ...
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Is Google Drive suitable for use as a corporate file server

We have been using Google apps for a while and I was wondering if I could/should migrate the our corporate file servers over to use Google Drive? as this would mean all my users will have access to ...
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Google drive for multiple Windows users

My wife installed the Google Drive application on her account on our Win 7 desktop. I went to install it on my Windows user (Administrator) and it will start for a second then exit. Can Google Drive ...
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Place Google Drive Folder on Timecapsule

Is there a way to have the Google Drive folder inside Apple Time Capsule ? Can anyone please point out some directions. I keep getting: 1) I initially go to google drive application setup; 2) I then ...
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Restoring Google Drive to a Back-up

So. My Google Drive just died. Their support staff tell me I've got to disconnect my drive and re-install the Google Drive app and use 44GBs of bandwidth to re-download everything. It's their fault so ...
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Can't save a Photoshop file on a Mac while Google Drive is syncing

I have a Google Drive folder where I keep some .psd Photoshop files. The folder is set up for automatic background Google Drive sync. When I work on a Photoshop file and save it, Google Drive starts ...
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Unable to unmount “subst” drive

So I have this G: drive which I'm 99% sure I "mounted" using subst to associate a folder with a drive letter. If I double click on it I see the contents of C:\User\Marcel\Google Drive. Anyway, now I ...
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Is it possible to set Google Docs as the default text editor on Windows?

Is there any way to set Google Docs as the default text editor on Windows 7, so that any local text files that are opened will be opened in Google Docs? In order for this to be possible, it would need ...
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Do Google Drive and Ubuntu One have the same concept?

Do Google Drive and Ubuntu One have the same concept? I just have an Ubuntu cloud account and Google Docs.
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Google Drive files and folders duplication

Despite of slow bandwidth at my home, I managed to upload my 4GB data to Google Drive from the internet cafe. Then, I manually copied files to Google Drive folder on my home computer and started ...
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Sharing documents using dropbox

I need to share some documents with some other collaborators and (that's important) I need to know when a file was last modified and who modified it. I was wondering if Dropbox could be the solution, ...
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Place multiple columns onto one line [duplicate]

Let's say I have a table in a spreadsheet that works like a calendar: Jan Fev Mar ... 1 5 7 1 2 3 4 9 3 8 3 1 4 2 9 0 5 2 1 2 ... And so on... I need to make a chart ...
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Why is Kaspersky antivirus is blocking some requests to Google Drive?

I'm unable to access my Google Drive because, its just stuck at Loading... part. With the help of my brother, I found that Kaspersky Antivirus is blocking certain requests to Google Drive's servers. ...
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Google spreadsheets drop down not compatible with MS Excel

I've created a drop down list on a google docs spreadsheet but when I download the spreadsheet and open it up under excel, the drop down functionality is lost and only the first item is shown. I have ...
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Google Drive inside TrueCrypt folder

I want my Google Drive files to be locally stored in an encrypted way with TrueCrypt. There are two ways of doing this: put an encrypted folder inside your GDrive-folder, or put your GDrive-folder ...
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Is there an option for Autofill in Google Drive Documents?

I use Google Drive Documents for word processing. There are several times where I write the same word or phrase in a document. Is there any way to set the Document to suggest an autofill of this word ...
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mac finder - how to open alias in a new finder window

I am doing a video project in which I created a folder with a bunch of aliases to files on various spots on my hard drive, so that I could have references to those files all stored in one location but ...
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Prevent Google Drive from changing file attributes

I've noticed that Google Drive for Windows changes file attributes on files that I place into it. It makes them hidden and system. How to prevent Google Drive from touching file attributes? P.S. I ...
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How to change the UI language in Google Drive?

There is currently no option to change the UI language in Google Drive. Is it possible to change it somehow?
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Google Docs Document Private Comment

I have access to a collaborative Google Docs document on which I would like to make notes in preparation for a meeting (I am not the document owner). I would like to avoid wasting paper, so I would ...
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How to display shared documents on google drive? [closed]

How can I display all the files on my google drive that i have shared with anyone?
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Google Drive and sync?

Two questions please: Where are Google Drive offline docs stored in my computer? which folder ? (*when accessing docs.google.com/offline) I have a text file in my Google Drive. When I click on it, ...
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Is it possible to map a network path to any cloud storage hosts?

I use Microsoft SkyDrive and Google Drive. I was wondering if it was possible to map to a folder on a cloud service via FTP or something similar? I don't see any obvious ways on Google, or SkyDrive ...
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How can I tell if my Picasa “legacy storage plan” is going to auto renew or not?

Around 11 months ago I paid Google (via Google Wallet) $5 for a year of 20GByte photo hosting on Picasa (or maybe I mean "Picasa Web"; I don't actually use the Picasa app). I can't remember if there ...
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Why is Google Drive invisible in command prompt mode?

I've been using Google Drive for a while with ups and downs. One major down that I recently discovered is that it doesn't appear in command prompt mode, although it appears fine in Windows Explorer. ...
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Can't see Google Drive folder in Modern UI/Metro Apps

Happens everytime I want to attach file to an email in Mail app or browse photos in Photos app (I'm not using too many apps so I can't tell whether these two are the only ones). There is something ...
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Sync data on computers with different OS but without an Internet connection

I have three computers in following status: A pc at working place with Windows XP os. A laptop at home with Ubuntu os. A laptop at home with Windows 7 os. also I haven't any internet connection ...
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How to deactivate firefox right-click when I am on a Google Drive document?

When I use Google spreadsheet document I use to right-click to add comments for instance. But each time I right-click the firefox context menu is display over the spreadsheet context menu. So how to ...
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Google Drive deleted collaborators files - attempting recovery

A few hours ago, the google drive on my computer started to display sync errors. At some point between then and now, most of the files in a particular sub-folder (shared with collaborators) were ...
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Google Drive desktop client not updating existing files from other users

I've looked around and there doesn't really seem to be any troubleshooting information for the Google Drive desktop client. It all assumes you are using Google Docs on the web. Anyway, my team is ...
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Google Drive status icons not appearing in Windows Explorer

I have installed the Google Drive client for Windows. However, the status icons (green check mark, à la DropBox) are not appearing next to the files' names in Explorer. I'm running Windows 7 Pro SP1, ...
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Is there any method of backing up Google Drive files in some sort of versioning system?

Backstory My company is utilizing Google Drive for our shared files. Each user has their own Drive account. In addition, we have a corporate Drive account which holds documents which are shared to ...
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Why does the WAMP icon stay orange?

I have Windows 8, Google Drive, and WAMP with some virtual hosts configured to have a DirectoryRoot inside the Google Drive folder. When I boot WAMP, the tray icon stays orange (it should be green ...
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Windows 7 Index Search does not work in Google Drive folder

I recently installed Google Drive on my Windows 7 laptop and began syncing all my files a few days ago. All was well until I needed to search for some documents in my local copy of Google Drive using ...
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Compiling LaTeX document makes Google Drive crash

I've the issue that when I compile a LaTeX document that is located inside my Google Drive this will after a few turns make the OSX Google Drive application crash. As this is an important document I ...
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Print > Save as PDF - Saved to Google Docs, not local drive

Recently I gave the Print > Save to Google Drive option in Chome, and it works well. All my web-pages I use goes to my Google Drive account as PDF files. My problem is, whenever I use the Save as PDF ...