16th October 2019


How do you copy a file in Google Drive?

First, you'll need to open your folder and select all the files. Open the Google Drive folder in your browser then press Control + a or Command + a —or drag your mouse over all of the files—to select them all. Then right-click and select Make a Copy.

Likewise, how do you force someone to make a copy of a Google Doc?

Grab the link of the doc, sheet, slide or drawing–the one you see when you are editing. (Hint: this link has the word “edit” at the end.) Then simply replace the word EDIT with the word COPY! The user will then be prompted to make a copy of the file.

Can you copy a Google Doc?

Sign in to Google Docs and open the desired file. Click on the File menu > Make a copy: Rename the document to your liking and tick the Share it with the same people checkbox to keep the same sharing options as the original file: Click on OK to save your settings.

Can you make a copy of a folder in Google Drive?

Or, if you have the Google Drive Backup and Sync app installed on your computer, you can copy a folder of files the same way you'd copy any other folder of files. Right-click on the folder, click Copy, then go wherever you want to copy the folder, right-click again, and click Paste.
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