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  1. Yes, it should work on Big Sur. If you're getting your Google Drive files to show up in a Spotlight search, then the workflow should work. A few troubleshooting steps I can think of: If your Google Drive files do not appear in Spotlight, you need to re-index. Note that when I did this, it took a long time (~3-4 h) but it was a one-time fix. https://www.cultofmac.com/131619/fix-your-spotlight-search-results-by-forcing-spotlight-to-re-index-os-x-tips/ Check the workspace variables in Alfred to ensure it's looking at the correct location of your Google Drive files. (If I remember correctly, /Volumes/GoogleDrive is the default.) When you're looking at the workspace variables, check out the comments on the left and make sure everything is configured as instructed. I actually don't have a Mac anymore, so I unfortunately can't guide you with more detailed troubleshooting, but hopefully this helps.
  2. Thanks! Glad it's working for you. To open files in Google Drive: Google Doc extensions (.gdoc, .gsheet, etc.) should open in Google Drive automatically, as long as they're set to open with the Google Drive File Stream app (which they should be by default - it may also be called just "Google Drive" depending on the version you have). Other files can be set to open in Google Drive by setting each file type to automatically open in "openInGoogleDrive.app", which is included in my Alfred workflow. In Alfred, right-click the workflow and then pick "Open in Finder" to see its location. Then for each file type that you want to open in Google Drive, set openInGoogleDrive.app as the default (detailed instructions at https://www.imore.com/how-set-mac-app-default-when-opening-file#file). Note that this is basically just a quick way of right-clicking the file and selecting "Open with Google Drive" - it's not the fastest or most elegant solution, but it's the only one I see available right now for non-Google file types. Also FYI, at least on my end, Spotlight indexing is working very reliably after recent updates to Google Drive File Stream, so I don't even really need the Ruby backup anymore.
  3. This workflow searches Google Drive via the Google Drive File Stream app. Currently, Spotlight is the main method for searching but is unreliable. (It would be great to get some feedback on why this is.) As a backup, the user has the option to use a file index created by an included Ruby script to search - this is more reliable but also much slower. Feedback is welcome! http://www.packal.org/workflow/google-drive-search
  4. Enable limiting the File Scope for a File Action (as you can with a File Filter). I'd like to have the File Action only appear on the file action list when within a specific folder. See related post:
  5. Hello, Is there a way to limit the File Scope for a File Action (as you can with a File Filter)? I'd like to have the File Action only appear on the file action list when within a specific folder. Specifically, I have a workflow that uses System Events to right-click on "View on Dropbox.com" for files/folders in my Dropbox. I set up a filter so that performing my file action on non-Dropbox files does nothing, but I'd ideally like to remove the File Action altogether for non-Dropbox folders. Is this possible? Thank you!
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