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Automation of Drive organization with Google Apps Script

Copy folder and files to new location by Google Apps Script

This project shows Google Script’s amazing capabilities for executing actions within our accounts and assisting with file organization according to specified processes or methods. This project’s custom Apps Script enables the duplication of existing template folders and files, and also the inclusion of a unique main folder name. This automation significantly improves file organizing, increasing overall efficiency and productivity.

In this project, I used the Google Apps Script service, which may run inside our account and perform activities automatically, allowing us to complete recurrent tasks more effectively.

The process of the script is:

  1. Get access to the template folder, which contains all of the folders and files to be copied.
  2. Create a new folder with the name of the folder, which might be the project, ticket, or anything you want to use it for.
  3. Make a copy of each folder in the template folder and compare it to the new folder.
  4. Finally, copy the files to the new folder location.

I made the short video below to demonstrate this functionality running under a Google Account.

Other functions could be created with Google Apps Script; all that is required is an idea and all functions perform in the Google Services. Additionally, certain applications could be connected to other platforms via API development, which requires additional experience with third-party platforms and server development, but it is possible.

If you have any ideas for projects or questions about them, please leave a comment or contact me via DM.

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