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Create New Document from Text with Google Docs API

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Create a workflow to Create New Document from Text 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 New Document from Text action
    1. Connect your Google Docs account
    2. Configure title
    3. Configure Text
  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

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.

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Create New Document from Text on Google Docs
Description:Create a new document from plain text. [See the docs](https://developers.google.com/docs/api/reference/rest/v1/documents/create)
Version:0.0.2
Key:google_docs-create-document-from-text

Code

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

export default {
  key: "google_docs-create-document-from-text",
  name: "Create New Document from Text",
  description: "Create a new document from plain text. [See the docs](https://developers.google.com/docs/api/reference/rest/v1/documents/create)",
  version: "0.0.2",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    googleDocs,
    title: "string",
    text: {
      propDefinition: [
        googleDocs,
        "text",
      ],
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    const { documentId } = await this.googleDocs.createEmptyDoc(this.title);
    const text = {
      text: this.text,
    };
    await this.googleDocs.insertText(documentId, text);
    $.export("$summary", "Successfully created doc");
    return {
      documentId,
    };
  },
};

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
Texttextstring

Enter static text (e.g., hello world) or a reference to a string exported by a previous step (e.g., {{steps.foo.$return_value}}).

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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