Google Drive

  • Accessing files in your Google Drive 'Shared with me'

    Log into your Google Drive On the left hand side of your Google Drive look for link ‘Share with me’. Click the link. The folder listing on the right hand side of your Google Drive will show all the folders and files that have been shared with you. Click on either the folder or file to ope...
  • Copy & Transfer your Google Drive files to another Google Drive account

    Copy & transfer your files Each time you copy files from your school account, a new set of copies is created in your Google Account. Create an account If you haven't already, create a Google Account. Your new email address will be your username@gmail.com. Prepare your files To copy conte...
  • Creating a folder in your Google Drive

    Creating a folder in Google Drive
  • Downloading a shared Word Document from a embedded link on a Commons Page

    To download a Microsoft Word document from a an embedded link on a Google site page first click on the link of the document you want: A new page will open up. On the upper left hand side click on File -> Download. Your web browser will download the Microsoft Word to your computer: Go t...
  • Google Drive Priority

    Priority shows files that Google's system rates as relevant for recent or upcoming work, such as: Files you've opened or edited recently, files shared with you that someone else edited, or files that might be related to an upcoming meeting. With the Priority page, not only are the most relevant f...
  • Google Drive Workspace

    The Workspaces section in Google Drive lets you gather groups of items from Drive into a Workspace for quick access. To use the Workspace section in Google Drive first click on the 'Priority' link on the top left in your Google Drive. Under the Workspaces section (about half way down on the r...
  • Loading a New Version of a Non Google Document to your Google Drive

    You can update your MS Word, MS Excel and PDF files to you Google Drive without having to delete the old copy or change its shared address. Log into you Google Drive Account and locate the document you want to update. Put a check mark next to the document. On the upper bar click on ‘More’ an...
  • Logging into your VCFA Google Drive

    If you are already logged into either your programs common site or your VCFA.edu email create a new tab on your browser and type in the address bar http://docs.vcfa.edu. When the page loads you should see your VCFA Google Drive If you are not logged in to either your vcfa.edu email or your progr...
  • Moving shared items from 'Share with me' to 'My Drive'

    If you want to have the folders or files that have been shared with you to appear under ‘My Drive’ all you have to do is click on the file or folder in ‘Shared with me’ and drag it to ‘My Drive’ In a second or two you should see the item you dragged from ‘Shared with me’ appear under ‘My Dri...
  • Sharing your documents on Google Drive

    Sharing your Google Drive documents with others
  • Tracking Changes in Google Docs

    Tracking changes in your Google Doc when sharing it
  • Uploading Files to Google Drive

    Upload files and folders to Google Drive On your computer, go to docs.vcfa.edu. At the top left, click New   File Upload. Choose the file you want to upload. Drag files into Google Drive On your computer, go to docs.vcfa.edu. Open or create a folder. To upload files and folders, drag the...
  • Using a shared Google Drive Document

    Using a shared document