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Append Text with Google Docs API on New Row Added (Instant) from Google Sheets API

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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a Google Sheets trigger and Google Docs action. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Select this integration
  2. Configure the New Row Added (Instant) trigger
    1. Connect your Google Sheets account
    2. Configure Push notification renewal schedule
    3. Select a Spreadsheet
    4. Select one or more Worksheet(s)
  3. Configure the Append Text action
    1. Connect your Google Docs account
    2. Select a Document
    3. Configure Text
    4. Optional- Configure Append at Beginning
  4. Deploy the workflow
  5. Send a test event to validate your setup
  6. Turn on the trigger

Details

This integration uses pre-built, open source components from Pipedream's GitHub repo. These components are 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.

Trigger

Description:Emit new events each time a row or rows are added to the bottom of a spreadsheet. To use this source with a spreadsheet in a [Shared Drive](https://support.google.com/a/users/answer/9310351), use the **New Row Added (Shared Drive, Instant)** source instead.
Version:0.0.28
Key:google_sheets-new-row-added

Trigger Code

import httpBase from "../common/http-based/sheet.mjs";
import newRowAdded from "../common/new-row-added.mjs";

export default {
  ...httpBase,
  ...newRowAdded,
  key: "google_sheets-new-row-added",
  name: "New Row Added (Instant)",
  description: "Emit new events each time a row or rows are added to the bottom of a spreadsheet. To use this source with a spreadsheet in a [Shared Drive](https://support.google.com/a/users/answer/9310351), use the **New Row Added (Shared Drive, Instant)** source instead.",
  version: "0.0.28",
  dedupe: "unique",
  type: "source",
  props: {
    ...httpBase.props,
    ...newRowAdded.props,
  },
  methods: {
    ...httpBase.methods,
    ...newRowAdded.methods,
  },
};

Trigger 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 SheetsgoogleSheetsappThis component uses the Google Sheets app.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between component invocations.
N/Ahttp$.interface.httpThis component uses $.interface.http to generate a unique URL when the component is first instantiated. Each request to the URL will trigger the run() method of the component.
Push notification renewal scheduletimer$.interface.timer

The Google Drive API requires occasionally renewal of push notification subscriptions. This runs in the background, so you should not need to modify this schedule.

SpreadsheetsheetIDstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Worksheet(s)worksheetIDsstring[]Select a value from the drop down menu.

Trigger Authentication

Google Sheets uses OAuth authentication. When you connect your Google Sheets account, Pipedream will open a popup window where you can sign into Google Sheets 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 Sheets API.

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

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

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Action

Description:Append text to an existing document. [See the docs](https://developers.google.com/docs/api/reference/rest/v1/documents/request#InsertTextRequest)
Version:0.1.1
Key:google_docs-append-text

Action Code

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

export default {
  key: "google_docs-append-text",
  name: "Append Text",
  description: "Append text to an existing document. [See the docs](https://developers.google.com/docs/api/reference/rest/v1/documents/request#InsertTextRequest)",
  version: "0.1.1",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    googleDocs,
    docId: {
      propDefinition: [
        googleDocs,
        "docId",
      ],
    },
    text: {
      propDefinition: [
        googleDocs,
        "text",
      ],
    },
    appendAtBeginning: {
      propDefinition: [
        googleDocs,
        "appendAtBeginning",
      ],
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    const text = {
      text: this.text,
    };
    await this.googleDocs.insertText(this.docId, text, this.appendAtBeginning);
    $.export("$summary", "Successfully appended text to doc");
    return {
      documentId: this.docId,
    };
  },
};

Action Configuration

This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI.

LabelPropTypeDescription
Google DocsgoogleDocsappThis component uses the Google Docs app.
DocumentdocIdstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
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}}).

Append at BeginningappendAtBeginningboolean

Whether to append at the beginning (true) of the document or at the end (false). Defaults to false

Action 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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