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Categories: OverDRIVEKate 2016-09-29T13:27:02+00:00
The Navigator feature allows any number of files inside Google Drive to be held in one folder with custom-defined filters enabling users to quickly identify the items they’re interested in.
Categories: AdvancedKate 2016-07-21T08:53:30+00:00
Can’t find a file? Maybe it is orphaned - here’s how to find it.
Categories: AdvancedKate 2016-04-29T12:37:31+00:00
This powerful feature enables users to put a time limit on shares of items in Google Drive.
Set folders to "View only" in Google Drive to ensure users don't accidentally remove sub-folders and files.
Use the OverDRIVE application to create multiple folders or Google files in Google Drive.
Categories: Power tipKate 2014-09-11T11:43:59+00:00
In New Drive the method to add files to multiple folders has changed, here's a quick summary
Categories: Power tipKate 2014-09-02T08:50:37+00:00
Working with images in Google Docs, Slides and Drawings just got easier with two new features
Categories: Power tipMark 2014-07-09T06:33:52+00:00
If you use keyboard shortcuts, check out our favourites for Google Docs - well worth learning even if you don't normally use them!
This tip reduces the need for Drive and boosts performance whilst conserving battery power on a Chromebook or laptop.
Categories: Power tipMark 2012-11-19T00:00:00+00:00
A quick tip if you need to know how many files are in a folder in Google Drive - and it also shows you how many of each type you have.
Categories: Power tipMark 2012-09-03T00:00:00+00:00
If you use Google Forms regularly, email the forms to yourself or your users and use an email label for easy access.
Categories: Power tipMark 2012-08-01T00:00:00+00:00
Use this tip to add Google Drive to your Documents folder in Windows, so it is always easy to find.
Categories: Power tipMark 2012-06-28T00:00:00+00:00
The paint format tool in Google documents lets you copy the formatting you have applied to a specific section of text to another section.