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Making multiple photos available Offline in GDrive

GDrive allows me to mark an individual file as 'Available Offline', but is there an easy way to do the same for all photos in a folder.
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How do I insert a tab character in a Google doc on iOS?

I'm trying to insert a tab character in my google doc from Google Drive for iOS7 while I lay out at the pool on vacation. I have a list and I need to insert an a. between 1 and 2, usually ...
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How boxcryptor works and possible free alternatives

In this post Patrix suggested the use of Boxcryptor for encrypting data stored in cloud servers, e.g. Dropbox or Google Drive. How does it work? Does it create a copy, encrypted copy of the file and ...
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Google Drive on 3rd Partition with Windows 7 and Bootcamp

I have searched far and wide, hoping someone here has answer. The goal is to have OSX and Windows 7 on bootcamp, with a 3rd partition that both OSs read/write. Then Google Drive is installed on both ...
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how to open google drive links directly in google drive app

Is there a way to do this? Currently, the GDrive links I click in my emails open in Safari. Is this currently a limitation of the app (or iOS 7)? Is there a configuration I can change?
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Sync between Mac & PC version control system

Having both a PC & Mac for work, I would like to synchronize development between both devices. I could just use Dropbox or Google Drive, but I would like to have version control (git or ...
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In Google Drive on iOS, how do you change sharing permissions to be anything other than “Private”?

In Google Drive on iOS, how do you change sharing permissions for a file or folder from "Private" to "Anyone with the link" or "Public on the web"? I only see a way to add named users.
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How Do I Lock My Google Drive App (or files) on iPad?

How to lock my Google Drive app (or just one file on it) on my iPad so no one can view it if they find my iPad?
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Google Drive for OS sometimes unable to connect.

Sometimes Google drive for OS X turns gray telling it is unable to connect. The only cure is quit and launch again and it immediately starts to work. The Resume in menu is inactive. What causes ...
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Applications (Google Drive, Dropbox, Eclipse, etc) only start when I launch them from within their package

I am running Mountain Lion and I have an issue when trying to start certain applications: Dropbox, Google Drive and Eclipse. If I click their icon inside the Applications Folder or I try to launch ...
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Enable Parental Controls but allow Google Drive and game playing

I am administering the laptops of 2 of a friends's boys (13 and 15, so ...). I have put Parental Controls in place but this is playing havoc with Google Drive and Steam, possibly also Minecraft but ...
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Is there a way to edit google spreadsheets offline on iphone?

I downloaded their app but it doesn't let me edit them when offline. But some websites seem to say it's possible to edit them offline. Any ideas?
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How come Dropbox gets an icon in Finder sidebar?

How come Dropbox gets a non-generic icon in Finder's sidebar, when other directories like Google Drive and Sites (native in OS X before Lion) all have the same generic one? How can I customise the ...
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Is there a list of Google Drive compatibility issues?

Is there a list of compatibility issues? Has anyone any information on compatibility issues between Google Drive and other Mac software? I would like to use Google Drive for Google Docs support, ...
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Can't see keychain passwords on another mac

I am syncing one of my keychains over Google Drive. Unfortunately things which I add on Snow Leopard I am unable to see on Mountain Lion. Is it some common issue, which could be easily fixed? Or can ...
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Can an iOS device be backed up to Google Drive?

I just found out today that Google is opening a cloud storage engine (a potential competitor to iCloud) called Google Drive, and I was wondering if there might be some way to backup your iOS device to ...