How to integrate Google Drive with your existing folder in your Drive?

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    Asked on August 05, 2019 at 09:56 PM

    Hi there,  I have an account under the username "PuraEarth".  I am trying to set up a google drive integration where the PDF submission gets inputted into an existing folder I have called "Submitted Wholesale Orders" and only the PDF is attached rather than a new folder with the PDF submission inside of it. 

    From reading your articles, it seems I have to start the integration with the exact "Submitted Wholesale Orders" as the name of the parent folder.

    For the second part of only having the PDF file attach rather than a new folder with the PDF file, I do not know what to do.  

    Please let me know what is the right course of action.

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    Answered on August 06, 2019 at 12:50 AM

    After further testing and research, there are some case that it uses the same folder if you use the same name when integrating with Google Drive. However, in my case, it create a second folder instead of using the existing folder in Google Drive.


    I create a folder named 'sample'. In my Google integration, I named the folder as 'sample' and made a test submission, it turns out to have created a new folder named 'sample' and now I have two folders with the same folder name.

    Your option is have Google Drive create its own folder named "Submitted Wholesale Orders" and move your files from "Submitted Wholesale Orders" to Google Drive "Submitted Wholesale Orders" folder. Removing and reintegrating and using the same name will now always use the "Submitted Wholesale Orders" folder that Google Drive created.

    Please try that and see if that works on your end. Looking forward for your response. 

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    Answered on August 06, 2019 at 07:43 PM
    Jed, Thank you. I think I understand and am testing now.
    What about ensuring only the PDFs upload to the upload folder rather than have new folders within the upload folder be created to house the submissons individually?
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    Answered on August 06, 2019 at 07:56 PM

    Do you mean to have all PDF submissions in the main folder rather than their own folder?


    That would not be possible, the integration does not allow it.