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Using Tags for Document Management: Google Drive

Using metadata to describe files for ease of discovery changes in different operating systems and file types. This guide has instructions for a variety of different file types


Open Google Drive on your computer.

Click on the Details (small I) button.  

Enter tags in Description box. 

Google Drive with instructions for tagging

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