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Preventing viewers from downloading a Google Drive file has been a highly requested feature for a long time now. I am happy to report, the wait is finally over. Not only can you disable all downloading and printing options for viewers of your file, but you can even prevent them from making a copy.

Copying a document or even just copy and pasting the text from within a document used to be the biggest loophole when downloading or printing was being blocked, but that workaround is no more! Of course, there will always be a way around features like this. It is still possible to take a picture of a document and then print or share that picture. But even so, this is a big leap forward in Drive security!

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