Need to quickly share a file with your colleague in Slack but don’t have time to look for it on Google Drive, download the file to your computer and then re-upload it to Slack?
With this automation, you can easily share any G Drive files without opening tabs and copy pasting and send the link to a Slack user, in one click. Just pick a file and choose a Slack recipient or channel. That’s it.
Let’s set up this automation!
First, click the “Pin it” button at the top of this page to save this automation. You will be redirected to install the browser extension when you run it for the first time. Bardeen will also prompt you to integrate Google Drive and Slack.
Launch Bardeen (or hit OPTİON + B on your keyboard) and click to run the playbook when you wish to share a G Drive file in Slack.
Click on the playbook card, and the setup flow will start.
Open the Bardeen extension (or hit OPTİON + B on your keyboard) and click “Run Playbook.”
It will prompt you to enter two arguments:
Leave the “Remember Inputs” box empty, as you will most likely be sharing different files with multiple Slack users.
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