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Create a New Document with Google Docs API

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Create a workflow to Create a New Document with the Google Docs API. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Configure the Create a New Document action
    1. Connect your Google Docs account
    2. Configure title
  2. Select a trigger to run your workflow on HTTP requests, schedules or app events
  3. Deploy the workflow
  4. Send a test event to validate your setup
  5. Turn on the trigger

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Details

This is a pre-built, open source component from Pipedream's GitHub repo. The component is developed by Pipedream and the community, and verified and maintained by Pipedream.

To contribute an update to an existing component or create a new component, create a PR on GitHub. If you're new to Pipedream component development, you can start with quickstarts for trigger span and action development, and then review the component API reference.

Create a New Document on Google Docs
Description:Create a new, empty document. To add content after creating the document, pass the document ID exported by this step to the Append Text action. [See the docs](https://developers.google.com/docs/api/reference/rest/v1/documents/create)
Version:0.1.1
Key:google_docs-create-document

Code

import googleDocs from "../../google_docs.app.mjs";

export default {
  key: "google_docs-create-document",
  name: "Create a New Document",
  description: "Create a new, empty document. To add content after creating the document, pass the document ID exported by this step to the Append Text action. [See the docs](https://developers.google.com/docs/api/reference/rest/v1/documents/create)",
  version: "0.1.1",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    googleDocs,
    title: "string",
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    const createdDoc = await this.googleDocs.createEmptyDoc(this.title);
    $.export("$summary", "Successfully created doc");
    return createdDoc;
  },
};

Configuration

This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI and CLI.
LabelPropTypeDescription
Google DocsgoogleDocsappThis component uses the Google Docs app.
titlestring

Authentication

Google Docs uses OAuth authentication. When you connect your Google Docs account, Pipedream will open a popup window where you can sign into Google Docs and grant Pipedream permission to connect to your account. Pipedream securely stores and automatically refreshes the OAuth tokens so you can easily authenticate any Google Docs API.

Pipedream requests the following authorization scopes when you connect your account:

emailprofilehttps://www.googleapis.com/auth/drive

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