Here comes another callout to all of the OCD-Types out there who have been struggling with organization in Google Drive. While Google Drive's storage capacity is amazing for teachers, it also quickly becomes inundated with multiple copies of the same file--in various folders, all in different stages of edit--from year to year.
With this hack from computer science engineer Amit Agarwal you can finally have ONE Google Drive file and store it in multiple folder. The Bonus-- you can organize drive to meet your left-brain needs, and all every instances of the file will be auto-updated since they are essentially the same file.
The process to ADD A FILE to multiple folders is outlined in two steps below:
The process to REMOVE A FILE from multiple folders is also completed in two simple steps:
For more in-depth instructions, or to see more tech ideas, visit Amit Agarwal's post here.