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Copying Files and Folders

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Important: To copy files or folders that are shared with you, you must have read permission on the file or folder that you are copying from and write permission on the folder that you are copying to. Learn more about sharing permissions.

To copy a file or folder:

  1. Locate the file or folder that you want to copy. Learn about navigating folders.
  2. Select the files or folders that you want to copy, by checking the box next to the file's or folder's name, then click Copy (see Figure 1).

    NOTE:
    You can copy more than one file or folder at a time. However, you can only copy to one destination at a time.

    Figure 1.

  3. In the Destination box, enter the folder path to copy your files or folders to, then click OK (see Figure 2).

    - OR -

    Use the pull-down arrow next to the Destination box to browse and select a folder, then click OK (see Figure 2).
    Figure 2
    Figure 2.

    NOTE: When you copy a file or folder, the sharing permissions do NOT get copied to the new file or folder. Learn more about sharing permissions.