Saturday, July 2, 2022

Google Drive now lets you use keyboard shortcuts for files: What it means

If you depend on Google Drive for daily use, then the new update for the platform may come in handy for you. The web version of Google Drive (accessible via the browser) now gives you support for common keyboard shortcuts like copy, paste, and even cut.

You can apply these shortcuts to any file that resides on Google Drive and move them quickly from one place to another. “You can now use the familiar keyboard shortcuts Ctrl + C (or Command + C on Mac), Ctrl + X and Ctrl + V to copy, cut and paste Google Drive files in your Chrome browser. Google recently mentioned in its blog post that it saves you time by allowing you to copy one or more files and move them to new locations in Drive and across multiple tabs with fewer clicks.

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Using these options, users can now send multiple files to different locations on the disk. Google is bringing Shortcuts compatibility to those using the Chrome web browser for now. And we hope that other browsers will be added to the support list in the near future.

New Google Drive shortcuts support is coming to all Google Workspace users as well as anyone with a personal Google Account. These shortcuts make things easier for users on Google Drive, who are now relying on mouse clicks to get things done.

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Google says that to avoid creating duplicate files, you also have the option to use Ctrl+C, Ctrl+Shift+V, and create shortcuts.

Adding shortcuts is a smart move on Google’s part, but limiting its compatibility for Chrome means Google wants to bring more people into its ecosystem.

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