I received a question from one of my teachers regarding docx files syncing to Drive using Google Drive for PC. I have zero experience with this, and a web search didn't shed any light on the subject. I'm copying his message to me in the hopes that someone out there has some insight. See below.
I have Google Drive installed on my PC, and I'm saving school documents to one of two designated folders, each of which syncs to one of my Google accounts - school and private. This seems to work, BUT...
When I park a Word (docx) in my local (to be sync'ed) folder, what appears in the Google Drive is not "filename.docx" but "~$lename.docx" - which Google's built in stuff resolutely refuses to open. I don't encounter the same issue if I manually upload the file, working in Chrome / Google Drive.
Sooooo....if anyone can help, I'd appreciate it.
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