Rename Folders In Google Drive

Renaming a folder is an easy process and one that I am often asked during training. I thought it would be a good idea to cover this process. Click on a folder once.

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Renaming Google Documents

The easiest way to rename a Google Document like Docs, Sheets, or Slides is to click on the document name when it is open in edit mode. In this example, we have a spreadsheet that has been converted from Excel to Google Sheets. It still has the Excel extension.

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Renaming Google Documents

The easiest way to rename a Google Document like Docs, Sheets, or Slides is to click on the document name when it is open in edit mode. In this example, we have a spreadsheet that has been converted from Excel to Google Sheets. It still has the Excel extension.

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Colored Folders In Google Drive

Colored folders can help provide a good visual for organizing folders and for finding folders. One of the ways I use colored folders is to color code them according to the stage in the process they represent. In this example, I have several folders and each provides information that is to be shared with a specific campus. Each folder has several documents inside. The folder color is updated as it nears completion.

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Setting Folder and Document Permissions in Google Drive

Documents created in Google cannot be viewed by anyone unless we decide to share them with others. When we want to share documents, Sheets or Slides, we need to set permissions. The permission options are the same for any Google Doc, Sheet or Slide. We can also set the permission for folders in the same way.

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