Category: Google Drive (page 2 of 2)

Where is that File??!!

Do you save everything in Google Drive, but when trying to locate it, you can’t find it?  You probably use the search feature of Drive, but you may not be familiar with the Advanced Search in Drive.

To find a file in your Google Drive, click on the search bar at the top of your page.

Search Google Drive

You can type in any keyword here and even specify the file type.

If this gives you too much to search through, you can do a more advanced search. Click on the drop down arrow on the side of Search Drive and the advanced search will open up. read more

Creating a Shared Folder in Drive

It is helpful to create shared files in Drive so that multiple people can view, comment, and/or edit them. It is even better to create shared folders. The difference between a shared folder versus just a shared file is that you can set the permissions to the folder to be view, comment, or edit and then anything (doc, slide show, sheet, drawing, etc) that you move into that folder will automatically assume those permissions.


To create a folder:Click on the Blue New button and select folder. read more

Color Coding your Google Drive Folders


by Kristie Hughes

When you start to create folders in Drive, you will notice that they all have a gray color to them. You can change the colors of your folders to help organize your information and make it easier to find the folder you are looking for. 

Step One: Create your Folder – Click on the Blue New button and select Folder.  Then, name your folder. read more

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