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#Tip: Auto-save image attachments from Gmail to Google Drive

May 29th, 2013Posted by in Top tips for journalists


Image attachments can easily get lost in the deluge of downloads or mass of messages which are part and parcel of a journalist’s daily grind. Thankfully, Amit Agarwal, of tech blog Daily Inspiration, has written a handy piece of code to automatically save image attachments in Gmail to Google Drive. To make it even more useful, you can then search for text in the images as Drive supports optical character recognition.

Read his “how-to” post here.

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  • sciencebase

    His name is “Amit Agarwal”

  • rachelmcathy

    We’ve corrected, thanks.

  • Eliot Sun, CEO @ Kloudless

    Kloudless ( lets you automatically save attachments to Google Drive, Dropbox, or Box.

    It’s completely free and has a great interface that gives you a lot of control as well!

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