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nice tips Joanne! for just your Drive Docs, you can also just put
everything in your drive into a folder and download it the upload it to
your personal account.

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On Mon, Jun 16, 2014 at 11:06 AM, Finnegan, Joanne <
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> Just a heads up on Google Takeout ...
>
> It now makes you choose a format and, if you go with the default, it uses
> Microsoft format so all your docs get transferred to MS instead of Google
> format. Creates a mess. And there is only "open document format" which
> appeared to be (not sure - didn't test it) the way to go.
>
> Also, when I tried to unzip and merge all the files together, many of my
> files could not be unzipped because the "file names were too long."  So, I
> ended up manually uploading each 2GB folder to my new account without
> unzipping. In spite of Google "server" issues with my personal account on
> the weekend, I think it's just as easy to give edit rights to your new
> account for each folder and make copies of everything you want to keep.
> That way you can make a copy of any shared files within a folder at the
> same time instead of losing them. Working better for me that way, anyway.
>  It was so easy last time I did takeout two years ago and this time it just
> seemed messier.
>
> I did read about a way to use the Drive client to transfer files, but
> didn't test it.
>
> Unless of course, the administrator will do it all for you with backupify
> or another migration tool to make it easy for the user  ...
>
>
> On Mon, Jun 16, 2014 at 10:55 AM, Elizabeth McCarthy <
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>
>> Yes, as Bjorn and Linda suggested...use Google TakeOut
>> https://www.google.com/settings/takeout
>>
>>
>> *Elizabeth McCarthy, MAT*
>> *Digital Learning SpecialistGoogle Education Trainer *
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>> <https://www.google.com/+ElizabethMcCarthy>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Jun 16, 2014 at 10:30 AM, Holly Kruse <[log in to unmask]>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi folks,
>>> I know this was posted on the listserv, but I can't find it:
>>>
>>> We have some departing teachers who need to move their docs from drive
>>> to a new account outside the school's domain. How do we do this?
>>>
>>> Thanks, Holly
>>>
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