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This Add-on will create a duplicate copy of a folder, its contents and structure. This is good for archiving old information while keeping a copy of the contents to move forward with.
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This Add-on will create a duplicate copy of a folder, its contents and structure.  This is good for archiving old information while keeping a copy of the contents to move forward with. 
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February 2, 2017
Got a fail message after about 3 minutes. Tried to run it again on a smaller folder and got a fail message immediately.
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This Add-on worked and it was free, so I don't have any complaints. It seems odd that it needs to be run from within the spreadsheet application rather than directly within Google Drive, though. I saw another Drive application that worked more directly within the Drive UI, but it wasn't free. Maybe this application works the way it does and is free because it required less effort from the developer to implement. It was a bit slow as others have noted.
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May 12, 2016
A good tool for copying single folders. If you are getting 'fail' messages, you may be trying to copy very large folders with lots of subfolders, which doesn't seem to work. Try copying the subfolders instead. This is quick and easy,
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April 5, 2016
This app is extremely useful. Unfortunately the prefix and suffix functionality don't work on files past level 2 in the folders. Is this in the works for being fixed? eg: Prefix - Root Folder > Prefix - Level 1 Folder > Prefix - Level 1 Document Prefix - Level 2 Folder > - Level 2 Document Prefix - Level 3 Folder > - Level 3 Document
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February 6, 2016
just doesnt work
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December 21, 2015
Slow(((. It copied only 23Mb of 950Mb. (300 files approximately) Would you probably make it multithreaded? Each file to copy in individual thread. Would you probably make it automatically restarted (even if I logged out) and continue the job. It will be the same slow, but after some hours it would finish the job.
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November 2, 2015
It deleted all the original files which were owned by a peer. Not Good.
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It doesn't seem possible for you to delete files owned by another user. When you run this application, it runs using your permissions, so maybe you had more privileges to the files than you thought. In any case, it might help to make the files read-only before copying them. (I'm not even sure whether that's possible.)
May 13, 2016
I bet your peer could search for and find their docs.
November 12, 2015
Copy folder doesn't have any delete functionality built in.
August 28, 2015
This is really great for a folder with just a few items in it. I was trying to copy a folder with 94 items in it and it fails at 60 items with no notification other than Fail! Tried a couple of time. I was trying to use it to back up some test files for running tests on. Any way to get it to copy an entire directory with a large number of files? I will try moving half the files first.
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November 12, 2015
App Script has a 6 min timeout, I have some ideas, for making it so that you can at least restart where you left off.
January 10, 2015
What a time saver!! Creating backups, copying work folders for teachers, and copying folders when people leave are just a few of the times this has come in handy.
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A Google User
July 22, 2016
Hi Helen, I have been put off by the idea of it being able to view files and emails etc. With data protection laws, is it safe? I need to use it for copying planning files.
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April 7, 2017
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