Drive Companion

How to access the right-click context menu

Google Drive applications usually disable the browser right-click context menu in favour of the application specific context menu. However, it is still possible to access the extension actions by right-clicking in the right spot. We might revisit the way we provide access to these in a later update, but for now, this will have to do. Google Drive In Google Drive, right-click on the search field. Google Docs In Google Docs, right-click on the white space next to the document title.

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Drive Companion 2.2

Drive Companion 2.2 has been released. Right-click context menu We added additional new features to a new right-click context menu Drive Companion right-click context menu Check the how-to to see how to access this menu from the different Google applications. Copy page URL It is now possible to copy the URL of the currently opened page to the clipboard. This works for all sites/pages regardless if they are opened in a popup window or a tab.

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Drive Companion 2.1

Drive Companion 2.1 has been released. Modern interface We feel that nowadays it is equally important to provide a modern and good looking interface to a user. Even though this extension is as simple as it gets, it could also use some modernization. So here you go, a nice looking popup window. Drive Companion modern popup window Ofcourse not only the popup, but also the settings page got the same styling.

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Drive Companion 2.0

Drive Companion 2.0 has been released. Better performance We improved the processing speed by capturing requests earlier on (even before the browser starts a new navigation event). Drive Companion groups all supported Google Docs together Popup We added a popup that appears when clicking on the icon of Drive Companion. New popup for extension You can choose to open the ‘portal’ for each type of supported document (Google Drive, Docs, Sheets and Slides).

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How to pin Drive Companion to the taskbar

Currently, there is no automated way to create the appropriate taskbar item with corresponding icon that can be used to open Google Drive from a Companion taskbar icon. However, it is easy to create one manually. Execute the following steps to create a taskbar icon that can be used to open Google Drive in a popup and that will also be used when Drive Windows are opened through the Drive Companion extension.

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