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Replace Image with Google Docs API

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Create a workflow to Replace Image 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 Replace Image action
    1. Connect your Google Docs account
    2. Select a Document
    3. Select a Image ID
    4. Configure Image URL
  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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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.

Replace Image on Google Docs
Description:Replace image in a existing document. [See the docs](https://developers.google.com/docs/api/reference/rest/v1/documents/request#ReplaceImageRequest)


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

export default {
  key: "google_docs-replace-image",
  name: "Replace Image",
  description: "Replace image in a existing document. [See the docs](https://developers.google.com/docs/api/reference/rest/v1/documents/request#ReplaceImageRequest)",
  version: "0.0.2",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    docId: {
      propDefinition: [
    imageId: {
      propDefinition: [
        (c) => ({
          documentId: c.docId,
      description: "The image that will be replaced",
    imageUri: {
      propDefinition: [
  async run({ $ }) {
    const image = {
      imageObjectId: this.imageId,
      uri: this.imageUri,
    await this.googleDocs.replaceImage(this.docId, image);
    $.export("$summary", "Successfully replaced image in doc");
    return {
      documentId: this.docId,


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.
Google DocsgoogleDocsappThis component uses the Google Docs app.
DocumentdocIdstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Image IDimageIdstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Image URLimageUristring

The URL of the image you want to insert to the doc


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:


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