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  1.    18 Aug 2016 #1
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    No arrows in Photo preview ONLY in Google Drive folders


    Photo previews of photos within a folder that is being sync'd to my Google Drive are NOT showing previous / next arrows. The same photos within a folder not being sync'd to my Drive show arrows.

    Anyone know what the deal is here?

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  2.    18 Aug 2016 #2
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    It depends on what program you are using for previewing those files with.
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  3.    18 Aug 2016 #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by bro67 View Post
    It depends on what program you are using for previewing those files with.
    Using the default: Windows Photos
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  4.    18 Aug 2016 #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mucci View Post
    Using the default: Windows Photos
    I would try something else. Especially with your resolution set so high.
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  5.    19 Aug 2016 #5
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    Try adding your Google drive to Windows Index

    If that doesn't work, add your Google drive to a Library. You can create a new Library or add the folder to an existing Library
    Adding a location to a Library automatically adds that location to the index.
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  6.    19 Aug 2016 #6
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slartybart View Post
    Try adding your Google drive to Windows Index

    If that doesn't work, add your Google drive to a Library. You can create a new Library or add the folder to an existing Library
    Adding a location to a Library automatically adds that location to the index.
    Tried both indexing the Drive folder and included my Drive folder within the Pictures library but still isn't working.
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  7.    19 Aug 2016 #7
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mucci View Post
    Tried both indexing the Drive folder and included my Drive folder within the Pictures library but still isn't working.
    You do not need to add Google Drive to your Index. It actually slows down finding and loading photos. The arrows are because of your high resolution, not indexing.

    There are keyboard shortcuts to go through photos. Left and Right arrows have always been the change to next or previous picture. 7 Keyboard Shortcuts for Photo Viewer If you can assign a mouse setting to scroll left or right, that can help. I use the Logitech M570 Trackball and it comes with two extra buttons that can be reassigned for picture scrolling.
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  8.    19 Aug 2016 #8
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    Quote Originally Posted by bro67 View Post
    You do not need to add Google Drive to your Index. It actually slows down finding and loading photos. The arrows are because of your high resolution, not indexing.

    There are keyboard shortcuts to go through photos. Left and Right arrows have always been the change to next or previous picture. 7 Keyboard Shortcuts for Photo Viewer If you can assign a mouse setting to scroll left or right, that can help. I use the Logitech M570 Trackball and it comes with two extra buttons that can be reassigned for picture scrolling.
    It's not a resolution issue. Keyboard shortcuts don't work either.
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  9.    19 Aug 2016 #9
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    Quote Originally Posted by bro67 View Post
    You do not need to add Google Drive to your Index. It actually slows down finding and loading photos. The arrows are because of your high resolution, not indexing.

    There are keyboard shortcuts to go through photos. Left and Right arrows have always been the change to next or previous picture. 7 Keyboard Shortcuts for Photo Viewer If you can assign a mouse setting to scroll left or right, that can help. I use the Logitech M570 Trackball and it comes with two extra buttons that can be reassigned for picture scrolling.
    The arrows show on the non-Google drive folder - how could high resolution affect only the Google drive folder?

    Indexing can slow down searching IF the index is huge (indexing all files on C: or everything on the computer).


    Mucci,

    Please check your Google Drive folder security settings

    Advanced
    System should have full rights
    Permissions should be inherited

    Also, is there an Album for Google drive in the App?
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  10.    19 Aug 2016 #10
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slartybart View Post
    Mucci,

    Please check your Google Drive folder security settings

    Advanced
    System should have full rights
    Permissions should be inherited

    Also, is there an Album for Google drive in the App?
    I clicked on "Enable inheritance" and the advanced security tab went from this:

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    ...however I still don't have arrows in Photos preview. I'm not sure what you're talking about with the Album for Google Drive.
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